Kanye West is suing an insurance market for failing to pay him money he is allegedly owed after his Saint Pablo Tour cancellation.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, when West planned the tour, "his managers reached out to Lloyd's [of London] to get 'peace of mind' in case cancellations needed to occur."
As we now know, West nixed two shows when wife Kim Kardashian was robbed in Paris, but arranged make-up dates. However, he famously walked off stage at the Sacramento tour stop after performing three songs and calling out JAY-Z and Beyonce.
The entire trek was cancelled shortly after that and Kanye was admitted to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.
Kanye's lawsuit addresses the aforementioned show, notes the "strained, confused and erratic" behavior, and the decision to issue full refunds.
But THR is reporting that despite the insurance companies being informed of 'Ye's hospitalization—"with sworn testimony from his primary physician...that West suffered a debilitating medical condition that required he not tour"—'Ye has still not been paid, according to the lawsuit.
A filed complaint reads, "Nor have they provided anything approaching a coherent explanation about why they have not paid, or any indication if they will ever pay or even make a coverage decision, implying that Kanye's use of marijuana may provide them with a basis to deny the claim and retain the hundreds of thousands of dollars in [paid] insurance premiums....The stalling is emblematic...of never-ending post-claim underwriting where the insurers hunt for some contrived excuse not to pay."
'Ye is suing for $10 million alleging breach of contract and breach of good faith and fair dealing.