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Kanye West: 'I will not give up on life again'

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At a Los Angeles screening for his 35-minute film, Runaway, Kanye West revealed to his audience that he had contemplated suicide before dismissing it as a possibility in the future. According to the AP, the 33-year-old singer-filmmaker said that he’d lost four parental figures in the last three years, including his mother, Donda, in 2007. “I will not give up on life again,” said West. “There’s so many people that will never get the chance to have their voice heard … I do [my work] for them.”

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