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Kanye West Ends Concert Mid-Song, Cites "Family Emergency" [Updates: CNN Says Kim Kardashian Was Robbed]

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Kanye West’s appearance tonight at the Mets’ stadium in New York came to an abrupt halt when, in the middle of his performance of “Heartless,” he suddenly stopped and told the crowd, “I’m sorry... family emergency, I have to stop the show.” Video follows:


We’ll update as news of what his family emergency is emerges.

Update (11:13 p.m.): CNN reports Kim Kardashian was held up at gunpoint in Paris:


Update (11:47 p.m.): CNN has published its story, which features a bit more information.

“Kim Kardashian West was held up at gunpoint inside her Paris hotel room this evening, by two armed masked men dressed as police officers. She is badly shaken but physically unharmed,” Kim Kardashian West spokesperson Ina Treciokas tells CNN.


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