Photographic Evidence That Kanye West Is Always Asleep

Even at the VMAS.

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Poor Yeezy, he just can't seem to catch any Zs. 

Despite being uncharacteristically smiley at the VMAs, Kanye West—nay Kanye Rest—still had to take an obligatory public nap. 

While Taylor Swift's accepted her award for "Best Pop Video," West opted out of the awkwardness of the situation (remember when her crashed her 2009 speech?) and instead ensured that his REM cycle was on point. 

He might have been faking it, but because West just always seems to be hitting the sack, we're looking back at each time he was caught mid-snooze. Wake up, Mr. West!With Lil Nori in His Arms

While shopping with Chrissy Teigen and John Legend (what a dad)

With Lil Nori in His Arms

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During Nori's 2nd birthday party at Disney World

During a flight

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At a white-themed party with Kris Jenner and James Harden

In a selfie with Kim

In another...

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And another...

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And one more

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Lauren Valenti
Lauren Valenti

I’m the associate web editor at Marie Claire. I love to while away the hours at coffee shops, hunt for vintage clothes, and bask in the rough-and-tumble beauty of NYC. I firmly believe that solitude can be a luxury if you’ve got the right soundtrack—that being the Rolling Stones, of course.