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Kanye West sues his tour insurer for $10 million

Kanye West is suing insurance company Lloyd's of London, claiming they are refusing to pay him after he was forced to cancel shows in November last year.

The 40-year-old is asking for $10 million in damages, claiming the company has yet to pay him out for his cancelled shows.

Furthermore, he claims they have shown no signs they intend to pay him, according to The Reporter.

Legal issues: Kanye West is suing insurance company Lloyd's of London, claiming they are refusing to pay him after he was forced to cancel shows in November last year

Legal issues: Kanye West is suing insurance company Lloyd's of London, claiming they are refusing to pay him after he was forced to cancel shows in November last year

The Gold Digger rapper first filed a loss claim with the company just days after famously suffering a mental breakdown in November, which saw him cancelling a number of his shows.

Kanye checked into a psychiatric hospital as a result of the breakdown, but more than eight months later, he's claiming both he and his company, Very Good Touring, Inc., still haven't been paid.

Almost immediately after being hospitalized, Kanye's physician provided the insurance company with sworn testimony he was unfit to take to the stage.

According to the complaint, the insurance company then sought to amend the terms of their coverage in an effort to avoid paying him out. 

Fighting: The 40-year-old is asking for $10 million in damages, claiming the company has yet to pay him out for his cancelled shows

Fighting: The 40-year-old is asking for $10 million in damages, claiming the company has yet to pay him out for his cancelled shows

'Immediately turning to legal counsel made it clear that Defendants’ goal was to hunt for any ostensible excuse, no matter how fanciful, to deny coverage or to maneuver themselves into a position of trying to negotiate a discount

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