17 Times Kanye West Had Absolutely Zero Chill

Amy Goldman | Sep 8, 2016 Celebrities

Kanye WestWe're sure being a genius can get emotionally draining sometimes. So we understand why Kanye West -- rapper, producer, and fashion designer extraordinaire -- sometimes looks a little stressed out. We won't pretend to know what goes on in the mind of Kanye, but if the following photos are any indication, it involves a lot of anxiety and existential dread.

Do you enjoy looking at photos of very wealthy people appearing to be emotionally distraught? Then these 17 photos of Kanye West having absolutely no chill are for you.


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  • He's Got the Whole World

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    If this photo is any indication, the weight of the world appears to rest on Kanye's shoulders.

  • Peekaboo

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    Kanye looks like he's in dire need of a long vacation and a remote cabin to hide in. It's probably hard to find your inner calm when you're constantly followed by paparazzi. 

  • Runaway

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    Kanye was photographed after the 2014 MET Gala looking like as if he wanted to run away from his problems. At least he has the skills to turn those troubles into massively successful rap albums. 

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  • U Mad?

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    We don't know what was bringing Kanye down on this particular day. What we do know is that Trinity from The Matrix would have rocked that jacket. 

  • Mo Money Mo Problems

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    Kanye just wants a quiet space to compose his thoughts on his laptop, but he can't escape all of the annyoing photographers who keep following him around. It must be hard to be so famous. 

  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

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    Back in 2009, Kanye didn't try to play nice with the press. He straight-up aired his grievances to this paparazzi who failed to respect Kanye's boundaries.

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  • Where's a Starbucks When You Need One

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    Will everyone just leave Kanye and his laptop alone? The rapper looked nervous in NYC as he sought a quiet workspace.

  • Lost in Thought

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    Kanye looks like he just realized that he forgot to water his house plants. Don't fret, Ye, spider plants are very hardy!

  • No Man Is an Island

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    We get it, Kanye. You're just minding your business in SoHo when you suddenly become overwhelmed by crippling anxiety. Sometimes we all want to hide from the world under our camouflage hoods. Hope you find some inner peace real soon.

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  • Alas, Poor Kanye

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    Even though he was in the Happiest Place on Earth, Kanye appeared to be full of malaise on his Disneyland vacation with the Kardashians. Some worries follow you no matter where you go.

  • You Never Call Him on His Cell Phone

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    Kanye seemed nervous while he was in the middle of a phone call. We'd like to imagine he was trying to convince Drake to go in on that "Calabasas is the new Abu Dhabi" billboard with him.  


  • Sympathy for the Devil

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    For the last time, no one's trying to steal your laptop, Kanye! We wouldn't mind borrowing that vintage Rolling Stones tee, though. 

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  • Womp Womp

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    Ye's anxious demeanor made him look more like Charlie Brown than an international superstar at the Vogue Festival in London. Hey Kanye, if any raven-haired girls ask you to kick a football, don't fall for it!

  • Inner Turmoil

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    Kanye looked nervous at the Art of Giving Love Ball in Paris. Maybe he wasn't sure which Kimoji to send his wife.

  • High Anxiety

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    Kanye: How can I be sure everyone sees this dope lightning bolt on my sleeve?

    Kanye's assistant: I promise, Ye, nobody could possibly miss it.

  • There, There

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    It looked like Kanye was about to burst into tears while leaving The Nice Guy club in LA. Sometimes we can't help but wonder if he feels everything a little too much.

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  • How Rude

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    We don't know who ticked Kanye off so much, but they better watch themselves. You never know when you might become the focus of a new viral feud with this tempermental rap mogul.

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