According to TMZ, which has proven to be more accurate than the NY Times lately when it comes to reporting breaking news, Lil Wayne suffered yet another seizure today during a flight to California, forcing his private jet to make an emergency landing in Nebraska. TMZ reports that when paramedics arrived they found him alert again and that he refused any medical treatment.
Wayne also suffered multiple seizures in 2012 and 2013, one of which landed him in the intensive care unit of a Los Angeles hospital for over a week. Those seizures were linked to his drug use, and especially given recent reports that he'd relapsed and is once again sipping lean, but whether Wayne is once again using or currently completely sober, years of living an exhausting, extremely stressful lifestyle has clearly taken a toll on his health.
No additional information is currently available but we've reached out to Wayne's manager, Cortez Bryant, for any updates. Hopefully this will be the last we hear of Weezy's health problems until he's a old man, spending his days in a rocking chair and regaling youngsters with stories of the time he turned down an offer from Jay Z. Our thoughts are with him and his family.
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Update: According to Karen Civil, who spoke directly with Young Money president Mack Maine, "Lil Wayne is fine now."
Update 2: Per TMZ, shortly after refusing medical treatment and taking off from Omaha, Wayne suffered a second seizure and his private jet was forced to land for a second time. He's currently being transported to a hospital.
Update 3: A representative for Lil Wayne has confirmed with Mashable that the rapper is in "stable condition" after suffering multiple seizures.