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Ric Flair 911 Call

My Son Is Out Cold

'He's Purple'

4/1/2013 1:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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TMZ has obtained the 911 call placed by Ric Flair ... moments after the wrestling legend discovered his son Reid Flair unresponsive in a Charlotte, NC hotel room.

Ric frantically tells the operator, "He's out cold! He's out cold and he's purple!"

As we reported, Ric's 25-year-old son Reid -- who had just returned to the U.S. after wrestling in Japan -- passed away on March 29th.

The investigation into Reid's death is ongoing, but he has struggled with substance abuse issues in the past.

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Stratcat    

WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

507 days ago
17.

boltman83    

That sounds nothing like the Nature boy...either its not him and TMZ is wrong as hell or its sped up for some unknown reason

507 days ago
18.

There's a problem here    

Flair is supposed to be a good guy outside of the wrestling thing. What a shame that he would find his own child dead. Wow.

507 days ago
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ksn71315    

THIS MAN DESERVES ALL OF OUR RESPECT! HE IS A FATHER THAT FOUND HIMSELF IN THE MOST HORRIBLE PLACE THAT ANY PARENT COULD FIND THEMSELVES IN! I HAVE LOST A CHILD AND I HAVE A SON IN LAW THAT WRESTLES THEY ARE NOT ALL BADi INSTEAD OF CONDEMMING, WE SHOULD BE HELPING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

507 days ago
20.

A MAN    

REALLY? YOU ****NUTS AT TMZ THINK IT'S OK TO PUT UP A 911 CALL OF A MAN WHO JUST NOW HAS TO BURY HIS SON? YOU PUNKS ARE ****ING SICK AND I HOPE YOU DOUCHE BAGS ROT PAINFULLY IN HELL. A MAN HAS TO BURY HIS YOUNGEST SON, HE SHOULD NEVER HAVE TO DO THAT. AND NOW YOU IDIOTS ARE MAKING FUN AND MONEY OFF THIS SICK FREAKISH ****. GO **** YOURSELF TMZ.

507 days ago
21.

Mat    

I Cannot believe TMZ post stuff like this. you all should be ashamed of yourselves it is disgraceful.

507 days ago
22.

August    

The 12-Step religious AA/NA cult is a FRAUD; IT'S KILLING PEOPLE!

507 days ago
23.

August    

ANOTHER body to throw on the 12-Step religious AA/NA cult's...."HIGHER POWER" MOUNTAIN OF SUCCESS!

507 days ago
24.

Trigga31    

The 911 operators sound retarded

507 days ago
25.

Bkshorti    

I didn't listen to the recording no parent should have to make a call like that, n to c its now broadcast for the world. His son struggled w addiction but ric flair and his son r human and have problem jus like every1. Rip to reid and my prays go out to the flair family.

507 days ago
26.

Anonymous    

You tasteless pieces of ****. I hope Flair sues you.

507 days ago
27.

Jennifer    

That is not even Rick Flairs voice it must be a fake call

507 days ago
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U.S. Anti-Drug Think Tank     

1. Let us pray that Reid's sister has the grace and bearing to carry on the majesty of the "Wooooo Dynasty." We are waiting at the gate for her. 2. Reid looked like Ric. Just imagine if Reid had followed in Ric's footsteps, and imitated him? Wooooo! The WWE would have had 1,000s of fans tune in, just to see Reid. This is a great loss for us fans, too. 3. Reid could have kept the "Woooo Dynasty" going because today's young fans saw Ric Flair wrestle live. That cannot be said about the fathers of other sons of legends. 4. Ric Flair wrestled years longer, than any other legend in recent memory. God bless their family.

507 days ago
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chris    

NOT Ric Flair! Ric was in a health care facility when Reid was found and he was found by house-keeping. This is the single most disgusting piece of "journalism" I have ever seen. The pot head on the show, that knows wrestling, KNOWS this isn't Ric Flair. Please take this down.

507 days ago
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katedeannn    

that does not sounds like ric at all. double check your sources, tmz.

507 days ago
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