Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Mid-Flight Seizure Causes Emergency Landing in Texas
Lil Wayne suffered a mid-flight seizure on Thursday afternoon, causing his private jet to make an emergency landing in Texas.
The 30-year-old rapper was immediately transported to a local hospital where, according to TMZ, he was treated for several hours and ultimately released at 6 p.m. central time.
The story is quite similar to that of Miami rapper and Wayne associate Rick Ross who suffered two seizures in October of last year.
Now we here at Crossfade are wondering just what the hell is going on with these rappers on planes?
Sure, Rick Ross looks like a giant gummy bear, and they say you are what you eat, but Lil Wayne looks a little less like a poster child for abnormal neuronal activity. Then again, it wasn't that long ago that the MC was straight addicted to cough syrup.
Some seizures can be caused by withdrawals from alcohol or prescription medications. However, there's no word on the cause of Weezy's in-flight nightmare.
According to TMZ, it remains unclear whether doctors made an official diagnosis or determined a cause, though he's "feeling better" enough to have been sent on his way.
Here's hoping Weezy heeds this wake-up call and tends to his brain health like a true Young Money millionaire.
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