Kanye West Tosses Mic, Storms off Stage at Pan Am Games

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It's no secret Kanye West doesn't play when it comes to the details of his performances.

So, when he was putting on a show at the Pan American Games in Toronto Tuesday and a few technical difficulties popped up, the "All Day" rapper lost it. According to the Huffington Post, Kanye threw his microphone in the air and walked off the stage during his performance of "Good Life."

Supposedly, this all went down after only 10 minutes into Kanye's performance, and while it certainly wasn't the first time Kim Kardashian's hubby has stormed off a stage, Pan Am released a statement saying they weren't offended by the walk off. "As this was a live broadcast, Kanye West was always scheduled to perform for 13 minutes," Pan Am rep Neala Barton said in a statement to Pitchfork. "He fulfilled this commitment in great style and while there was technical difficulty at the end due to circumstances beyond anyone's control, he rolled with it the way great artists do. To imply that he abruptly cut short his performance or that he was anything less than professional is incorrect. We could not have been more thrilled."

Professional or not, the whole thing was a little ironic because of the controversy surrounding Kanye's performance before it began. Prior to the sports event, more than 50,000 people signed a petition for Kanye to be removed as a headliner at Pan Am and replaced with a Canadian artist, like Drake.

Even with all those signatures though, Kanye's headlining performance still went on. He still managed to pump up up the crowd - while he was on stage - and made a statement in true Kanye fashion as he left (we wouldn't expect anything less).


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