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Australia wants Kanye West fully vaccinated before any concert tour

The warning comes just two weeks after tennis superstar Novak Djokovic’s hopes for a Grand Slam title were dashed when a court upheld the government’s decision to cancel his visa over COVID-19 rules and his unvaccinated status.

“The rules are you have to be fully vaccinated,” Morrison told a news conference.

“They apply to everybody, as people have seen most recently. It doesn’t matter who you are, they are the rules. Follow the rules – you can come. You don’t follow the rules, you can’t.”

Coachella 2022: Kanye West, Billie Eilish and Harry Styles to headline

It's being held for the first time since 2019 after the 2020 festival was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The festival runs across two weekends in April in Indio, California, with the same line-up appearing on them both.

Swedish House Mafia, Flume, Megan Thee Stallion, Disclosure, Doja Cat and Run the Jewels will also perform.

Billie Eilish will become the festival's youngest ever headliner.

Coachella was set to be headlined by Rage Against the Machine, Travis Scott and Frank Ocean, but was postponed several times.


Kanye West officially changes his name to Ye

A Los Angeles judge granted the rapper's name change request, a communications officer at the Los Angeles Superior Court confirmed.

The 44-year-old star filed the request in August, citing "personal reasons."

The rapper, best known for hits such as Gold Digger and Stronger, already used Ye as a nickname and in 2018 used it as an album title.

Shortly after the album's release, he tweeted: "The being formally known as Kanye West. I am YE."

Now he's made it official and his previous full name - Kanye Omari West - is no more.

Kim Kardashian attends Donda event in wedding gown

Her appearance was one of an eclectic flurry of publicity stunts at the event in West's hometown of Chicago.

Controversial rapper DaBaby and rock star Marilyn Manson, who has recently denied multiple accusations of sexual abuse, also attended the event.

West also unveiled a replica of his childhood home.

Almost 40,000 fans were invited to the Soldier Field stadium, where on-site vaccinations were offered to attendees.

It is the third time he has held a listening party for Donda, his 10th studio album, which is named after his late mother.

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West to divorce - US media reports

The couple have been married for almost seven years and have four children together.

The news was broken by celebrity news website TMZ after months of rumours of marital difficulties.

Reports in US media suggest the reality star, 40, has requested joint legal and physical custody of their children. Neither has publicly commented.

The couple are among the most recognisable stars in the world and are both hugely successful in their own right.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West discussing divorce

The sources confirmed that West has been living at their home in Wyoming in recent months, while his wife stayed in California with their children.

"They have been living separately for the last few months," a friend of Kardashian West told CNN but requested anonymity due to the sensitivity of the situation. "They have been in marriage counseling and have discussed divorce, it's on the table."

Kanye West admits defeat in bid for US presidency, promises to run again in 2024

The rapper shared an image of his own silhouette in front of a multicoloured American map. It appeared to simultaneously acknowledge he was out of the race and look to the future, with the slogan: "Kanye 2024." 

According to Deadline, just over 60,000 Americans voted for West to be their next president, with over 10,000 of those coming from Tennessee. Some more votes are expected to trickle in as the counting continues. 

West only made it onto the ballot as an Independent candidate in a dozen of the 50 states. 

Kanye wants to 'rip apart' music industry rules

In an in-depth interview with Billboard magazine, the star added he wanted to "rip apart" the conventions on how artists get paid.

"You have to adapt," he said. "You can't have old rules for new games."

The rapper said his ultimate goal was for all artists to own the copyright to their recordings.

Shortly after the interview ran on Billboard's website, West announced he was giving all the artists signed to his label, GOOD Music, the 50% share he holds in their master recordings.


Kim Kardashian West addresses husband Kanye West's mental health

She wrote on Instagram: "As many of you know, Kanye has bipolar disorder.

"Anyone who has this or has a loved one in their life who does, knows how incredibly complicated and painful it is to understand."

He is a "brilliant but complicated person" whose "words sometimes do not align with his intentions", she said.

The rapper is one of America's biggest music stars, and is currently attempting to run for US president. But his first campaign rally and a number of recent Twitter messages have sparked confusion and concern.

Presidential hopeful Kanye West wants to run the White House like Wakanda

The rapper said he would model his White House operation on Wakanda, the fictional kingdom from Black Panther.

West told Forbes he is "extremely cautious" about a coronavirus vaccine.

He said: "They want to put chips inside of us, they want to do all kinds of things, to make it where we can't cross the gates of Heaven."

In what the magazine described as "four rambling hours of interviews", West said he would decide in the next 30 days whether to definitely stand in November's presidential election.