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Kanye's Mother, Donda West, Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

Kanye West's mother, Donda West, died on Saturday after suffering complications from cosmetic surgery. She was 58.

The former chairwoman of the English Department at Chicago State University, West retired from her successful academic career in 2004 in order to work for her son. She recently published a memoir called "Raising Kanye: Life Lessons from the Mother of a Hip-Hop Star."

According to TMZ, a 911 call was made Saturday night from Donda's home and paramedics responded. She was taken to Centinela Freeman Hospital where she died later that night.

TMZ is also reporting that Donda West consulted Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Andre Aboolian a few weeks ago because she wanted a tummy tuck and breast reduction.

According to TMZ, Aboolian refused to perform the procedures unless West consulted with an internist first because West had a medical condition that would have made the surgery unsafe and might have led to a heart attack.

West reportedly never saw the internist and ended up undergoing the cosmetic procedures with another doctor.

An autopsy is set to be performed on Wednesday.

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