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Rapper Rick Ross

Unconscious After Seizure

CPR Being Performed [UPDATED]

10/14/2011 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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Rick Ross is unconscious and paramedics are desperately trying to resuscitate him.

Rick was on a flight going from Ft. Lauderdale to Memphis today, when the rapper lost consciousness.  The plane was forced to make an emergency landing. 

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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.

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4:54 PM PST: Rick Ross just suffered another seizure on his private jet -- his second in one day.

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.

10:50 AM PST: Rapper Wale -- one of Rick's closest friends -- just tweeted, "I just talked to Ross...he's 100 pct ok.." Another member of Rick's entourage DJ Sam Sneaker also says the rapper is okay.

10:36 AM PST: A witness tells TMZ, Rick fell unconscious right after take-off.

We're told his entourage jumped out of their seats to alert plane personnel -- at which point a doctor on board administered CPR on the rapper.

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.

Story developing
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1.

yessir    

He needs to lose some weight. He looks disgusting.

1068 days ago
2.

Areader    

Prayers for you Rick Ross!

1068 days ago
3.

MaineTech609    

Pull thru Rozay! Be eazy on them Trees bro!

1068 days ago
4.

Julian cedrone    

Fat people die young. Wake up America. Fat Slob got what he deserves

1068 days ago
5.

mari    

Did someone give him propofol? Ok.. bad joke! Sending prayers his way.

1068 days ago
6.

I'm A Lawyer    

Uncle Phil. Noooooo!

1068 days ago
7.

Greg    

another ******s bites the dust!! yippy

1068 days ago
8.

Attalina    

Like I give a **** if he lives or dies.

1068 days ago
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janet    

Who are these people. Another rapper you never heard of.

1068 days ago
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SADO    

Sad to hear. Shows how much of a Boss he really wasn't, he needed to be in the gym and not the popping bottles and dollar bills in the Strip clubs. Anyway that's what messing with P-DIDDY & Young Money crew will get you.

1068 days ago
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James    

Maybe you should have had some members of your entourage learn CPR. Opps

1068 days ago
12.

Ana    

Some comments on here are really unncessary and very disturbing.Sending my prayers his way..

1068 days ago
13.

shortmamma    

Damn people dude ain't even dead(yet) stop nailing his coffin and go nail a warm body...or your hand if that's all you got...not a Ross fan but don't wish him ill either...

1068 days ago
14.

Carl    

I hope he pulls through, but if you are fat you are very prone to things like this happening to you.

1068 days ago
15.

Justin    

And yet he's still able to update his twitter feed while getting CPR.

1068 days ago
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