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Andy Rooney's College Roommate

Revived at Memorial

11/9/2011 2:31 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Andy Rooney
's college roommate was revived after going into cardiac arrest at a memorial for the CBS icon today.

As we reported, the man, Bob Ruthman, went into cardiac arrest during Andy's memorial service in New York City today. People who were present tell us ... Andy's son, Brian Rooney, got up on a chair and announced to the crowd that Ruthman had died.

We are now told the FDNY revived Ruthman and he is currently in intensive care at a New York hospital.

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delta    

Andy would love this!!!

892 days ago
32.

kim    

Rob, wishing you a speedy recovery.

892 days ago
33.

TMZISAPIECEOFSHIT    

In the words of Shug from the color purple "you sho is ugly"

891 days ago
34.

nu sox n draws    

andys eyebrows will grow out of his grave

891 days ago
35.

Yurra Knutz    

My fictitious reporter's handbook states... You can fix any bogus report by either simply blame someone else or, later say you have NEW information on last report.

891 days ago
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manbearpig    

it looks like ruthman will soon join his buddy andy. he must be very old and it won't be long. i wonder who will go first zsa zsa or ruthman?

891 days ago
37.

moxie    

Are you SURE Michael Jackson is dead? Maybe they're still working on him?

891 days ago
38.

dennisrobbins    

my best friend's ex-wife makes $77 hourly on the laptop. She has been without work for 5 months but last month her paycheck was $7451 just working on the laptop for a few hours. Here's the site m3mi.com/1821

891 days ago
39.

Shannon    

You idiots So busy getting the story out and you freaking blow it....research, research, research!! And keep your panties on when reporting.

891 days ago
40.

MIDNIGHT TOKER    

who is andy rooney

891 days ago
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charlei harper    

doncha hate it when a guys dies at your funeral and then he's revived...I know I do, nice seeing you Bob, Love Andy Rooney...

891 days ago
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