UPDATE 2:10 PM ET
Rick Ross has reportedly suffered a seizure while on a plane headed to Memphis, Tenn. According to TMZ, the rapper was unconscious and paramedics had to resuscitate him.
Ross reportedly fell unconscious immediately after takeoff. Emergency workers reported a seizure at around 12:55 PM est, and Ross’ plane was forced to make an emergency landing. Ross was reported to be on a gurney, with EMT workers administering CPR.
Wale, who is part of Ross’ Maybach Music Group, posted on Twitter at 1:41 PM, “I just talked to Ross…he’s 100 pct ok…@tmz #dontpanic #dontpanic #mmg !!!!” DJ Sam Sneaker also posted on Twitter, “I’m wit @rickyrozy now he good…”
Ross was heading to Memphis to open a Wingstop restaurant, the first in a planned chain of flavored wings eateries. “It’s time for us to make it happen in Memphis,” Ross said in an earlier statement. “With Wingstop, we are bringing in the food I like and adding jobs to the community. It’s a double win.”
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Rick Ross is unconscious and paramedics are desperately trying to resuscitate him.
Rick was on a flight going from Ft. Lauderdale to Memphis today, when the rapper lost consciousness. The plane was forced to make an emergency landing.
Emergency workers tell us the call came in at 12:55 PM ET … the caller reported a seizure.
Ross is currently on a gurney at the airport, and an eyewitness tells us EMT workers are administering CPR. Members of Rick’s entourage are standing by, some of them extremely emotionally upset.
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