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Kanye West was not committed against his will: source

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This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com.

Kanye West was not placed on a 51-50 psychiatric hold before he was hospitalized for exhaustion, a source confirms to PEOPLE.

Despite reports claiming that the rapper was committed against his will, a source tells PEOPLE: “There was a small altercation at the gym but he was deemed medically stable and decided to seek medical help at his doctor’s request.”

The source adds: “We’re super confident he’s going to pull through.”

PEOPLE confirmed that West, 39, was hospitalized for exhaustion on Monday afternoon after canceling his Saint Pablo tour.

“He is exhausted and currently dealing with sleep deprivation,” a source told PEOPLE. “He went to the hospital at will under the advice of his physician. He’s fine.”

The source added that “he was not restrained” and that “he went freely.”

Last night, Kim Kardashian West was scheduled to attend the Angel Ball in New York City, but did not attend. It would have marked her first public appearance since she was robbed in Paris in early October.

The source also told PEOPLE that Kardashian West is “being amazing” as his family and friends support his recovery.

“Family and friends are around. Kim is being amazing. As are all of his friends and team and inner circle.”