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Kanye West: I don't have bipolar disorder

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a man wearing a hat: Kanye West doesn't think he has bipolar disorder and instead thinks he just has ''sleep deprivation''. © Provided by Bang Showbiz Kanye West doesn't think he has bipolar disorder and instead thinks he just has ''sleep deprivation''.

Kanye West doesn't think he has bipolar disorder.

The 'Bound 2' rapper - who is married to 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star Kim Kardashian West - believes he was just battling with ''sleep deprivation'' rather than the mental health disorder.

Speaking to President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday afternoon (11.10.18), he said: ''What I think is we don't need sentences, we need pardons. We need to talk to people. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, I was connected with a neuropsychologist that works with the athletes in the NBA and NFL. He looked at my brain. I wasn't actually bipolar, I had sleep deprivation which can cause dementia 10 to 20 years from now when I wouldn't even remember my son's name.''


And the 41-year-old rapper - who has North, five, Saint, two, and Chicago, eight months, with his wife Kim - previously revealed he has learned to embrace his bipolar disorder.

Heexplained: ''I think it's important for us to have open conversations about mental health - especially with me being black. Because we never had therapists in the black community. We never approached taking a medication. I think it's good that when I had my first complete blackout at age five, my mom didn't fully medicate me. Because I might have never been 'Ye. And there's times where at least I'm happy that I know [I'm bipolar.] Like, even like for this interview, I knew I wanted to stay in a calm state.''

Kanye West discusses mental health in Oval Office

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