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Jerry 'The King' Lawler

RELEASES VIDEO

'I Feel Like the Bionic Man'

9/14/2012 5:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Jerry "The King" Lawler
has released a VIDEO from inside his hospital room to show the world the progress he's made since suffering a heart attack earlier this week ... and it's pretty damn impressive.

In the clip, Lawler is standing up and speaking very clearly -- at one point he even cracks a joke about all of the wires connected to his body.

Lawler suffered a major heart attack on live TV in Montreal on Monday night during a taping of WWE's "Monday Night Raw." He's still being monitored in the cardiac unit ... and his recovery is going very well.

62-year-old Lawler closed out his video with a message to the "WWE Universe" ... thanking everyone for the support and well-wishes.

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wingedmonkey    

wow synn! you don't have to open somebody uo to put in a stint and to use the balloon on then!

766 days ago
17.

Synn    

Well, I was wrong about the open chest scar after looking it up: can admit that, still no IV tubes hooked up though and why would it be against me to think it is WWE work? have you seen some of there past Story lines?

Stone cold hung on a cross? The rock smashed by a truck while in an Ambulant? Vince mcmahnon "murdered?" Triple H's arm "broke" by brock lesner? the "katie vick" story line? i mean i don't put nothing past WWE at any time. Heart attack, on 911, while in Montreal with bret heart there.

Angle: Vince still hates bret, take away from his "moment" by making jerry "have a heart attacK" again, its as believable as him really having a heart attack.

766 days ago
18.

Synn    

Will also say i don't doubt he had a form of medical problem but currently it seems like Work or just wasn't has bad as they made it to sound, no chest scar, no IV tubes hooked up, its either work, or he wanted Vacation.

766 days ago
19.

PAM    

You must not know to much about stints and ballons. They go through your leg.Have had one so i know. Read befor you comment.

766 days ago
20.

GOLLY    

That video is of a man who has been humbled. You can hear it in the voice.

766 days ago
21.

LadyN    

It's amazing how well he seems to be doing. He was actually dead for a number of minutes. Jerry doesn't drink, smoke or take drugs, never has, and I believe those factors helped him to bounce back quicker. I am relieved to see that he appears to have no brain damage from lack of oxygen. But although his doctor sees "no reason why Jerry shouldn't' wrestle again", I think he should call it quits and be a manager and a commentater. Good luck like this often only strikes once.

766 days ago
22.

carol c    

I am so glad you are better Mr. Lawler. I was terribly concerned for you. So sad no family was there for you either. Hope someone local came to be with you.
Keep doing better and come home to the WWE Universe!

766 days ago
23.

Dennis Fox    

Hello Jerry the the Lawler
From Dennis Fox

I hope you well soom my friends this would be a good to talk to people about heart attack and what they can do about it my Friend I thank you do a good job on wwe.

766 days ago
24.

Michael    

It is great to see you up and about Jerry. NO MORE WRESTLING SIR!!! Just with Michael Cole at the announce table. Hurry back.

766 days ago
25.

joseph sackett    

hi there jerry my family and i hope you get well soon pls stay out of the ring okay jerry we watch raw every monday and we miss you on there,from the sackett family

766 days ago
26.

barb pickering    

jerry it was so awesome to c u standing there n talking to us,,,i have watched u for almost as long as u have been in this business we can not lose another great one this early,,,take ur time to recover cause we will all be waiting for ur return,,,,with love a great fan

765 days ago
27.

ilovewwe    

glad hes doing better

765 days ago
28.

Nick Millard     

Jerry Get Well soon i away be your Buddy!!!!! i miss you on Raw Please Come Back to Raw your Buddy

765 days ago
29.

priscillamoody    

hope you get well king

765 days ago
30.

barbara    

hi,jerry hope you get back soon,i thankyou for being a good guy.

765 days ago
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