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WHERE'S KANYE? Kanye West’s ex-business manager can’t locate erratic star...

To serve him with $4.5M lawsuit amid rumor he’s ‘missing’

KANYE West's ex-business manager, Thomas St. John, can't locate the star to serve him with the $4.5M contract lawsuit amid rumors the rapper is 'missing,' according to court docs obtained by The U.S. Sun.

The 45-year-old music mogul went viral after a tweet called him "missing."

Kanye West is rumored to be 'missing' after a viral tweet from his former business manager

The Twitter post read: "Kanye West has reportedly been missing and unable to find for weeks according to his ex-business manager."

The "ex-business manager" is believed to be Thomas St John, given his ongoing lawsuit against Kanye West and his company, Yeezy.

In the December 19, 2022, court filing exclusively obtained by The U.S. Sun, Thomas is seeking an extension of time to serve Ye and the other defendant, Yeezy LLC, the court docs.

He and his attorneys are asking to extend the time until the end of March due to multiple failed attempts to contact Ye.

As of right now, there is a scheduled case management conference set for April 2023.


Kanye's former business manager is also having trouble notifying his lawyers because they believe he does not have an attorney.

The court filing stated: "We were advised about a new law firm for defendants, but not a specific point of contact. We subsequently learned of information in the news that the law firm identified as new counsel was not affiliated with the defendants.

"Accordingly, we have not been able to serve defendants through their counsel. As a general matter, we have had difficulty confirming the best current address of Kanye West."

The filing continued: "For Mr. West, despite our diligent efforts, we were unable to ascertain his current residential address, and therefore, have not yet made attempts to serve him personally. Instead, we have attempted to service him by mail at multiple possible addresses."

According to the docs, he attempted to serve Kanye at "three separate addresses" in California - his homes in Hidden Hills, Malibu, and Calabasas.

The package to one address was returned to the sender.

Thomas and his team added: "We will continue to make diligent and reasonable attempts to serve defendants," even going as far as hiring "appropriate agencies" to help them locate him.


Failed servicing attempts come two months after the complaint was filed in Los Angeles.

According to court docs, Thomas filed the lawsuit because he wasn't paid for the 18-month guaranteed term working as Ye's senior financial advisor and Chief Financial Officer.

He was supposed to get paid $300K per month but only ended up working three months, which he allegedly did not receive payments for, court docs claim.

In a January 2022 meeting, detailed in the complaint, Thomas mentioned that the Praise God singer allegedly became "heated and aggressive" and "screamed" at Mr. St John, saying he didn't want to work with him anymore.

The lawsuit claimed: "When confronted by the 18-month commitment that had just been made, Mr. West stated words to the effect of 'The 18-month term was bulls**t' and 'You're insane for even thinking I would stick to it.'"

Thomas sued $4.5 million for damages, which includes the $900K he was allegedly owed for his work and the remaining months he was guaranteed per the contract.

Kanye nor his rep have responded to the lawsuit and The U.S. Sun's request for comment.


Per photo agencies, the last paparazzi pics of the father of four were from December 18, where he was spotted wearing a black outfit and taking two of his children to church.

The rumor of Kanye missing comes shortly after ex Kim Kardashianopened up on the Angie Martinez IRL Podcast about her co-parenting experience.

She said, "Co-parenting is really f***ing hard."

The 42-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star and her former spouse share four kids: North, 9; Saint, 7; Chicago, 4; Psalm, 3.

Kim told Angie: "I definitely protected him (Kanye), and I still will in the eyes of my kids, for my kids. So, in my home, my kids don't know anything that goes on in the outside world."

"So, if they don't know things that are being said, or what's happening in the world, why would I ever bring that energy to them?" she added.

"That's real heavy, heavy grown-up s**t. And they're not ready to deal with it, and when they are, we'll have those conversations."

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