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Kanye West's family worries meeting with Trump will 'validate his rants'

While Kanye West had a ball on Thursday with President Trump in the Oval Office, bringing up everything from abolishing the 13th Amendment to why the "Make America Great Again" slogan on a hat makes him feel "like Superman," his friends and family watched in shock, People reports, and they're now worried he won't listen to them and go back on his medication.

The rapper told Trump he's been "misdiagnosed" with bipolar disorder, after earlier announcing he's "off medication." A person close to West told People his family and close friends have been urging him to start taking his medication again, "that he's not doing well, that he's not making sense. Now he's in the Oval Office, and he's doing the same rant, and that's going to validate his rants."

During a recent Saturday Night Live appearance, West dressed like a Perrier bottle, then delivered a pro-Trump rant while the credits rolled, claiming he was bullied for wearing a MAGA hat. He also recently deleted his Twitter and Instagram accounts after making controversial statements about abolishing the 13th Amendment. His wife, Kim Kardashian West, fully supports him and believes in his right to express his opinion, but "having all this backlash against Kanye is embarrassing for her and her family," the friend said. Now that he's had an audience with Trump, "no one close to him can tell him that he's sounding unhinged, because his answer is that the president of the United States doesn't think so."