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Christian Brando in ICU

1/18/2008 2:45 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Christian BrandoTMZ has learned that Christian Brando, the 49-year-old son of actor Marlon, is in bad shape at Hollywood Presbyterian hospital.

Sources tell TMZ that Brando was admitted on Jan. 11 and remains in ICU. The exact nature of his illness is unknown.

Brando was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the 1990 death of his half-sister's boyfriend, Dag Drollet. Christian got out of prison in 1996.

In 2005, Christian pled guilty to abusing his then-wife. Deborah Presley (who claims she's Elvis' illegitimate daughter).

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Anonymous (sorry)    

#23, Bob: Are you saying that Cheyenne committed the murder? How is it that we never read about it in this country? Could you elaborate?

2380 days ago
32.

Anonymous (sorry)    

27. Storm, that isn't the half of it.

Posted at 3:23PM on Jan 18th 2008 by Kizer



Kizer, do you have additional information?

2380 days ago
33.

bigcitygirl    

another reports says he has pneumonia. who these days is in ICU because of pneumonia unless their immune system is not functioning right. he probably has AIDS.

2380 days ago
34.

bigcitygirl    

another report said that he is suffering from pneumonia. who in this day and age is in ICU fighting pneumonia? i bet he has AIDS.

2380 days ago
35.

edm    

Yes, but it is scary to put it out there. Job security in jeopardy! I can cryptically say that things are shutting down, so to speak. Comatose.

2380 days ago
36.

rosie    

Cheyenne Brando did committ suicide. She hung herself after admitting that she lied about Dag Droulet abusing her. But the point is, christian Brando committed murder...there was no struggle over the gun. Marlon Brando's money and high priced lawyers saved Christian's butt. And as far as Marlon Brando, he was an over-rated ham. He had about as much talent as James Dean....zero. Both of them hams. Christian got off easy....why feel sorry for him? And even if Droulet had abused Cheyenne, you don't take the law into your own hands. The whole Brando family is a mess.

2380 days ago
37.

just wondering    

...bigcitygirl...maybe he is intubated .....

2380 days ago
38.

Jamal    

Christian is a good man who has gone through a lot in life. He has a good heart and I pray that his recovery is full and speedy. I find it very depressing that people who don't know anything have the most to say. Get well soon brother.

2380 days ago
39.

Mariah    

I agree , #18. His kids never stood a chance.

2380 days ago
40.

Life    

Wasn't he also mixed up with Robert Blake's murdered wife??? I think she was blackmailing him too before she was murdered!

2380 days ago
42.

Life    

The new "BRANDO"

Check out Marlo's grandson, son of Cheyenne!
"Tuki Brando'"
http://www.ibabuzz.com/fashion/category/tuki-brando/

2380 days ago
43.

SAxlerod    

Let's see....Marlon Brando's son in bad shape? Who know since his father was so health conscious.

SAxlerod
http://www.myspace.com/SAxlerod

2379 days ago
44.

scranton    

Regardless of whether Christian Brando did the Dag murder and regardless of whether he was involved in the murder of Robert Blake's wife, he is a human being and deserves some compassion right now. My prayers are with Christian Brando and his family.

2379 days ago
45.

Stephanie Salmon    

I'm really sad for him and for his family.
Maybe he'd done some horible things in the past but it doesn't mean that he's a bad man he's a humain like everyone so stop sayin' cruel things on him imagine he's your brother !!!!
Kiss to his family

2379 days ago
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