Reports have surfaced that hip hop heavy weight Rick Ross suffered a seizure on a commercial flight on route to a concert. TMZ broke the story about the aircraft been forced to make an emergency landing after the rapper was reportedly unresponsive to on board treatment.
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. Members of Rick’s entourage are standing by, some of them extremely emotionally upset.
11:54 AM PST: Rick Ross — who’s still in the hospital — is telling people he still plans to perform tonight in Memphis at FedExForum.
11:05 AM PST: It appears Rick Ross is now tweeting, claiming he is okay.
10:57 AM PST: Ross was transported to a nearby hospital.
A family member tells TMZ, Rick is currently under close supervision and is doing fine. We’re told drugs and alcohol were not involved.
It is good to know that the rapper is doing much better.Hopeful this is not an indication of a much more serious health problem.