Kanye West is doing all he can to be by his wifey, Kim Kardashian’s side, even if that means canceling his Saint Pablo Tour.
According to Live Nation, the rapper has canceled two upcoming shows scheduled for Oct. 4 and Oct. 6 after his wife was robbed at gunpoint in Paris.
LN told Rolling Stone in a statement that “due to family concerns, this week’s Philadelphia and Detroit dates on the Saint Pablo Tour have been rescheduled. The Philadelphia show will take place on December 13 and the Detroit show on December 22.”
The Wells Fargo Center also confirmed via Twitter that the “tour has been rescheduled to 12/13. Ticketholders can use their original tickets on 12/13.”
On Monday morning, Kim was bound, gagged and locked in her bathroom inside her Paris hotel by two armed men dressed as police officers. The men stole nearly $10 million worth of jewelry.
During the time the heist, Kanye was performing in Queens, NY, when he received the news. The rapper stopped the show due to what he called a “family emergency.” West immediately jetted off to be with his wife.
The couple returned to NYC on Monday afternoon and according to reports, are dealing with the aftermath of what happened. Kim is apparently very shaken up — and understandably so.
Exclusive: The Bullet Scars That Will Forever Haunt Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Son, Etienne Maurice
Sheryl Lee Ralph shared a graphic photo on Instagram earlier this week of her son, Etienne Maurice, laying in a hospital bed bandaged up from bullet wounds. The purpose of the image was to be yet another voice calling to end gun violence.
On Wednesday, students across the country walked out of class to protest against gun violence, something that hit home for Ralph four years ago. “This mother wants #gunreform now! #guncontrol now,” she wrote.
It was during a night out in West Philadelphia that Ralph’s then 22-year-old child was robbed at gunpoint and shot three times; twice in the leg and one which grazed his forehead.
So as Ralph joined Wednesday’s national conversation about gun laws, HipHollywood talked exclusively with Etienne who shared exactly what went down the night a gun could have taken his life for good.
“I was shot four years ago, November 9 … I was black out drunk. The next thing I know I remember I woke up in the hospital, doctor said I had two bullet holes in my leg and a grazed bullet hole above my eyebrow.”
Maurice, who was robbed for his iPhone and his wallet, went on to tell us that this is something that he is reminded of constantly. “Having been shot is something that I carry with me every day. I still have numbness at the bottom of my leg from the nerve damage.”
And while he will always remember how he felt knowing his life almost ended, Etienne had a hard time fathoming how his famous mother felt. “We had the conversation about it last week and she said she peed on herself,” he told us.
For Maurice, he’s proud to see young children use their voices to make change. “There’s so many angles where we can talk about gun violence and how it’s effecting different communities,” he said. “Gun reform needs to take place now.”
Since that night, he hasn’t picked up a drink and has been now sober for four years. As for the suspects, a father-son duo, they are behind bars for attempted man slaughter.
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