They were reportedly arguing a lot before his hospitalization. 1
The couple was still dealing with the aftermath of Kim's Paris robbery. "It's just been hell for them," a close insider revealed to Us Weekly. They added that Kim really needed Kanye's support, but she couldn't really lean on him due to his own emotional issues.
Kim's Paris robbery effected Kanye more than you think. 2
The rapper's mom died during surgery back in November 2007. Kim's incident was close to the anniversary of her death and Kanye couldn't take it all.
“The mere thought of his wife being taken from him was too much--it was like his mother’s death,” a source told Us Weekly. They added that the event sent him into a "tailspin."
Kimye's political views weren't exactly matching up. 3
While Kim was vocal about her vote for Hillary Clinton back in August, Kanye wasn't as supportive to the democratic candidate. During a concert, he said he was voting for Donald Trump. “That don’t mean that I don’t think black lives matter,” he told his audience.
Kanye hadn't sleep in about a week before his breakdown. 5
Kanye was having trouble "identifying what was real," according to a source. In the meantime, Kim was dealing with horrible flashbacks and nightmares related to her robbery.
Kanye was going on rants about Jay Z and Beyonce during his concerts. 6
The rapper was clearly unhappy with the power couple's reaction to Kim's robbery, which was none at all according to Kanye. "I’ll give y’all the truth. Jay Z, call me, you still ain’t called me," he told fans.
The "Fade" rapper also walked off stage at a concert on November 19th. 7
He only performed three songs before leaving the crowd hanging. Kanye also canceled his live performance on the following day.
Kanye was obsessing over his work. 8
According to E! News, Kanye was working around the clock to satisfy his tour and clothing line obligations. "It all became too much for the star. There have been signs recently of him just overwhelmed. He has a lot going on: multiple fashion lines, the tour, his business, being a father," a source told the network.
This year, Kanye's money issues may be all too real. 9
Back in February, Kanye tweeted that he was $53 million in debt. That sounds like a big figure to stress over.