Rick Ross Hospitalized After Falling Unconscious On Flight
October 14, 2011 at 11:10 AM (PT)
Rapper RICK ROSS suddenly fell unconscious on a flight going from FT. LAUDERDALE to MEMPHIS today, TMZ reports. After CPR was administered on board, ROSS was taken off the plane and members of his entourage have since tweeted that he has regained consciousness.
A witness told TMZ that ROSS blacked out right after take-off. Members of his entourage jumped out of their seats to alert plane personnel; fortunately a doctor was on board to perform CPR. The plane made an emergency landing and ROSS was taken off the plane.
Apparently, by the time he was back on land, ROSS was showing signs of life
The plane made an emergency landing right away -- and we're told, as RICK was being wheeled off the aircraft, he appeared to show signs of life. Rapper WALE -- a close friend of RICK -- just tweeted, "I just talked to ROSS ... he's 100 pct ok.." Another member of the entourage, DJ SAM SNEAKER, confirmed that ROSS is awake.
He has since been taken to a local hospital..A family member told TMZ that the rapper is doing fine, but is "under close supervision."