Kanye West’s ex-trainer Harley Pasternak calls security on rapper in Dubai amid stalking fears


Kanye West’s former trainer Harley Pasternak reportedly called the security on the rapper after the pair had an awkward run-in at a hotel in Dubai.

Despite the reports that Harley was stalking the ‘Donda’ rapper around the city, TMZ Wednesday clarified that it was actually the fitness instructor who felt threatened by the encounter.

The outlet added the the former friends were both at Atlantis The Royal Dubai resort on Monday when they faced each other.


The source alleges that Harley was at the concierge making a dinner reservation when Kanye approached him and tried to give him a hug.

The celebrity trainer did not only reject the gesture but also asked the management to call security.

However, the ‘Gold Digger’ rapper had already left the scene when the backup arrived.

The rapper and fitness trainer’s history goes back to 2016, when the latter had to call police and paramedics on Kanye after he started behaving erratically during a workout. He was later hospitalised for the temporary psychosis.

The incident was brought back to light again in 2022, when Kanye leaked alleged texts from Harley threatening to get him “institutionalized again” amid the Grammy-winner’s antisemitic tirades.

Meanwhile, Kanye is in Dubai to spend Thanksgiving with his children. On the other hand, Harley is on a business trip as he owns more than dozen gyms in Middle East – specifically in Dubai.