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Rick Ross

Suffers Another Seizure

On Private Jet

10/14/2011 6:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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 TMZ has learned ... Rick Ross' private jet made an emergency landing in Birmingham, Alabama, 2 hours ago, en route to his concert in Memphis ... and we found out he suffered another seizure.

It's the second time today where a plane in which the rapper was a passenger made an emergency landing.  We broke the story ... Rick suffered a seizure this morning on a Delta flight that returned to the Ft. Lauderdale airport.

Rick went to the hospital, was released, and then took off at 5:07 PM ET from Ft. Lauderdale to make his concert  tonight in Memphis. But at 5:44 PM CDT, the plane was diverted and landed in Birmingham after Rick had a seizure on board.

Rick is currently in a Birmingham hospital emergency room.  We do not know his condition.

Before Rick took off from Ft. Lauderdale, he tweeted a video showing he was ok.

Rick was supposed to be on stage in Memphis at 7:30 PM ET.

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5:05 PM PST: Sources tell TMZ, rapper Yo Gotti -- who was originally supposed to perform with Rick Ross in Memphis tonight -- has now been asked to perform solo. So far, Gotti hasn't decided.

4:47 PM PST: We've just confirmed with the hospital that Rick is in STABLE condition.

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76.

Rob    

Yup, Blood pressure does that too you, He needs to be checked out, My uncle cannot step foot on a plane unless its traveling at low distance.

1012 days ago
77.

John Basedow    

Jesus, good luck big guy I'm pulling for you.

1012 days ago
78.

Kathy Markovich    

I have Epilepsy, and live with seizures every day. My heart goes out to him, as I know what hes going through. God bless you and keep you. Prays you get better soon!

1012 days ago
79.

The Neko Nation    

Couldn't have happened to a nicer self absorbed jerk. Karma for him and his killer dogs.

1012 days ago
80.

hehe    

oh no!!! what is the world gonna do without one of its rappers and their contributions to our society?!?!

1012 days ago
81.

Damn It Man    

God bless Rick Ross. Hope he is better soon!

1012 days ago
82.

Trevis Miho    

Ross, WTF?? Calm the hell down, we'll be here when you recover. And if this is all for publicity: we'll never know for sure, but (regardless if people are assuming it is, and are talkin' sh*t about) it's kinda working, bcause I'm sitting here wishing you the best. F**k all the mindless drones typing negative sh*t just because they can, a life is a life & I wanna hear more Rozay records.

1012 days ago
83.

UPYOURS    

Dude, I know you want to make your fans happy, but your health is more important. Let the dr's help you. STILL don't know who you are, but I can say, dying to entertain your fans just isn't worth it.

1012 days ago
84.

Ben    

"Rick Ross' private jet"

Obama hates you, he is coming after your you and your jet!

1012 days ago
85.

Mz352badb    

Prayin' 4 ya Ross, get well soon! Always loved your music and for a big guy u got swagg! Don't push yourself so hard and focus on your health. We know you like to pu***** to the limit but it's time 2 slow down for a while big daddy!!Much luv 2 ya!!!

1012 days ago
86.

TheReaLjNeL    

Rick Ross needs to stop living gangster, we all know he can't hustle. (Rick don't scare us(Fans) like that again)

1012 days ago
87.

Jason    


Why do the like / dislike buttons only seem to work for the staff of TMZ ??

Reply

1012 days ago
88.

AlwaysOnTimeB    

I think it's time for him to get diagnosed. Something is going on behind the scenes. He may have some kind of traveling or spraying clot, which could kill him if he isn't checked out thoroughly. Take it easy big guy and don't worry about the fans, take care of your health first.

1012 days ago
89.

RossRIP    

Rick Ross was pronounced Dead at aprox. 2:05 AM EST.

Waiting for TMZ with the update and confirmation.

1012 days ago
90.

mookie23    

yall are rude! Rick Ross I hope that u are ok! I drove from Arkansas to see you perform,maybe next time!!!!!!! love your #1 fan mookie mook23

1012 days ago
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