Kanye Ends Set Early Because Kim Kardashian Was Held At Gunpoint

Update: Kim’s incident was the “family emergency” that caused Ye to flee the Meadows NYC stage.

October 02, 2016
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During the second night of The Meadows Festival in Queens, New York, Kanye cut his headlining set short. According to fan reports and footage, Ye was in the middle of playing "Heartless" when a man relayed some bad news to the rapper. "I'm sorry, there's a family emergency, I have to stop the show," Kanye announced before bolting the stage. View a video of the account below.

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Update (10/2/16 11:31 p.m.): Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint in Paris on Sunday night.

According to CNN, Kanye's wife Kim Kardashian was held at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room on Sunday night by two men dressed as police officers. A representative for Kim reported that Kim "is badly shaken but physically unharmed." This incident could very well have been the "family emergency" that caused Kanye to flee the stage.

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