Kanye West Opens Up About Mom Donda West's Tragic Death In Emotional Interview, Says He Blames Himself

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Kanye West has opened up about the tragic death of his mother Donda West and says he blames himself for her early demise.

In a new interview with Q magazine, the rapper revealed that he holds himself accountable for her loss.

The magazine asked Kanye what he has sacrificed for his incredible of success, and the 38-year-old Grammy winner and father to North, said simply, "My mom."

According to Us Weekly, Donda West was an English professor, who died in November 2007 after suffering complications from elective plastic surgery. She was 58.

Donda West was admitted to a hospital in Marina del Rey, California, after her health began to deteriorate following the plastic surgery procedure in California. The case resulted in controversy surrounding the doctor who performed the surgery.

"If I had never moved to L.A. she'd be alive," Kanye West said of his mother and his rise to fame. "I don't want to go far into it because it will bring me to tears."

Perhaps as a result of his beloved mother's death and his commitment to family, Kanye has proven to be a wonderful dad to daughter North, two, and his wife, Kim Kardashian.

Kanye told the British publication that his world surrounds his daughter and not the other way around.

"While [Nori's] here in Europe, I have to have six hours a day with her because otherwise I'll just work and she'll get scheduled around meetings," the Kanye West said. "Instead, the meetings get scheduled around her."

West also found time this week in London for wife Kim Kardashian, who is expecting the couple's second child later this year. The couple were seen out on a romantic date night at Hakkasan restaurant on Thursday.

Who else thinks Kanye West needs to stop blaming himself for his mother's death?

Pam Wright