Kanye West's ex-personal trainer, Harley Pasternak, has recently been spotted in Dubai where the rapper is currently residing, raising concerns about his intentions. The pair had a contentious history after West leaked alleged text messages from Pasternak, in which the former employee threatened to have West institutionalized again.
Photos and videos obtained exclusively by DailyMail.com show Pasternak, 49, in the lobby of the hotel where West and his children are staying, which has been deemed as "extremely suspect" by a source. This appearance has raised questions about why he has suddenly shown up and what his motives might be.
In November 2022, West leaked alleged text messages from Pasternak, claiming that the personal trainer had threatened to have him institutionalized if a loving and open conversation was not granted. West, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, has since stated that he believes he was mentally misdiagnosed and that Pasternak was allegedly to blame.
West's hospitalization in 2016 after suffering a temporary psychosis was reportedly brought on by sleep deprivation and extreme dehydration. Since then, the rapper has publicly expressed doubt about his bipolar disorder diagnosis and has spoken out against psychiatric medication.
Pasternak, who also trained celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Hudson, had previously praised West's health and fitness in 2017. However, their fallout occurred after a series of controversial incidents, including anti-Semitic rants and outbursts.
The timing of Pasternak's presence in Dubai, along with their turbulent history, has raised concerns among insiders. The musician's career has faced significant challenges due to his controversial statements, and any potential interaction with Pasternak could ignite further controversy.
DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for Pasternak for comment regarding his recent appearance in Dubai. As the story unfolds, many will be eager for more information on this enigmatic reunion and its potential implications for both West and Pasternak.