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Ray J

HOSPITALIZED After

Billboard Awards

5/22/2012 6:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Ray J
crashed and burned the morning after the Billboard Music Awards ... and landed in the hospital ... TMZ has learned.

We're told Ray J was extremely upset after his confrontation with Whitney Houston's family -- notably Pat Houston -- during the awards ceremony. On Monday morning, someone went into Ray J's hotel room and realized the singer was "out of it" and couldn't get out of bed.

We're told Ray J was extremely disoriented and was immediately taken to the hospital by ambulance.

As for what happened ... it's looking like a combo of exhaustion and dehydration. Ray J had just returned from a quick, 32-hour round trip to China for business and when he landed he immediately drove 4 hours to Las Vegas for the awards show.

Ray J is still in the hospital. No word on when he'll be released.

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1.

Jen    

Coke.

827 days ago
2.

Mels    

booze & coke

827 days ago
3.

Acorr234    

Booze, pills, and coke

827 days ago
4.

queen love    

What happened to lil Brandy's brotha?

827 days ago
5.

queen love    

Can we all say, "drugs"? Exhaustion....riiiight.

827 days ago
6.

Oreocookiie530    

Booze coke & woman

827 days ago
7.

TMP    

I don't think that Ray J has ever had a history with drugs. He might have drank too much and that in combination with the stress and exhaustion could have done it though... in fact that only time I've heard Ray J and drugs in the same sentence was when the Houston's were blaming him for Whitney's problems. I mean, anything could happen though.

827 days ago
8.

Jenn    

I've been exhausted and stressed before. Hell, I have twin toddlers. I'm exhausted and stressed more often than not, and it's never put me in the hospital.

C'mon Ray-J... be honest... What ****tail of narcotics and alcohol did you take before you got too "exhausted and stressed" to get out of bed?

827 days ago
9.

squeeky    

TMZ..why dont you print the REAL truth? Pat Houston had NO confrontation with Ray J. The producers of the show on Sun nite, were the ones
who asked Ray J to move his seat, out of respect for the Houston family. He refused and the police were called. Pat Houston asked them to back off, and not cause a scene.
There WAS no confrontation with the Houston family.

827 days ago
10.

niles    

"Exhaustion" is certainly prevalent in Hollywood - right up there with "stress" and "dehydration".

827 days ago
11.

bunny    

Ray J is taking things way too personal. He shouldn't care what those losers say. They are just trying to blame anyone they can on Whitney's eff ups.

827 days ago
12.

your own luck    

If I hear the "exhaustion and stress" excuse one more time, I am going to scream. We really are not stupid. We know what is going on.

827 days ago
13.

virgo    

BS its exhaustion and stress

no matetr how hard he tries to deny we all know Ray J scored the fatal drugs for Whitney and he is so guilt ridden he cant cope - shame on you for having the nerve to try and sit next to her family

827 days ago
14.

Kari    

The hanger-on Pat Houston needs to remove herself from the picture--she just creates nothing but stress to those around her. This should be a time for healing, and she just makes everything worse. I hope Ray J will be ok..

827 days ago
15.

Kelly    

Nippy dead.

827 days ago
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