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Jerry 'The King' Lawler

Released From Hospital

9/17/2012 1:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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MAJOR GOOD NEWS for Jerry "The King" Lawler ... the wrestling legend was just released from the hospital after suffering a heart attack last week ... TMZ has learned.

The WWE just released a statement to TMZ ... saying, "Jerry 'The King' Lawler has been released from a Montreal medical facility and will be heading home in the next several days."

The statement continues, "We continue to wish Jerry all the best, and we look forward to him returning to WWE in the future.”

As we previously reported, Lawler nearly died after suffering the heart attack on live TV during a taping of "Monday Night Raw."

No word on when ... or if ... he plans to return to the announcer's booth.

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1.

Rude Boy    

Glad to hear he's been released. Jerry Lawler's truly one of a kind.

743 days ago
2.

verlinda    

Good job Jerry, take it easy

743 days ago
3.

BestInTheWorld    

Great news! Last night's ppv was missing Jerry's spark.

743 days ago
4.

Cheryl A.    

Be good to yourself.

743 days ago
5.

Jolie    

His son said the other day that the Dr's told him he would continue wrestling once he recovers. He was one of the healthiest 62 year olds they had ever seen. Great news!

743 days ago
6.

cowbulls    

Jerry has entertained millions of people all over the world. I'm glad he's still with us.

743 days ago
7.

sc1432    

Happy to hear Jerry is out of the hospital and is doing fine..
Jerry slow down and take care of yourself no one wants to see this happen to you again..MAybe it is time to love yourself enough to hang up the wrestling shoes and slow the pace down a bit. I do not think any of your faithful fans want u to continue if it is gonna be harmful to you living many more years to come.

743 days ago
8.

LadyN    

Awesome news. I just hope he takes it very easy and heals completely before going back on the road to commentate. I honestly don't think he should wrestle much if at all but that's his call to make. He is making an amazingly fast recovery - owing to the clean life he lives I am sure. ( Doesn't drink, smoke, or take drugs etc.)

743 days ago
9.

grumpiestoldman    

Take some time coming back Jerry. JBL is doing a great job filling in for you.

742 days ago
10.

David Edward Oliver    

"I am glad he survived. I wish him well..."

742 days ago
11.

diana    

we are glad to know that you are all right.we are all praying for a full recovery.

741 days ago

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