Why Don’t We Care About Celebrities With Mental Health Issues?

Last week, rapper, producer and frequent pop culture pariah, Kanye West, was hospitalized following a bout of increasingly unpredictable behavior that culminated with the artist cancelling his remaining Saint Pablo tour stops.

Following a particularly vitriolic rant in San Jose – a prelude to the official announcement of the tour’s abrupt end – West returned to Los Angeles where he succumbed to what many outlets initially reported as a “nervous breakdown.”