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Randy Travis

CRITICAL CONDITION

with Heart Issues

7/8/2013 2:06 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0708_randy_travis_tmzCountry superstar Randy Travis is in CRITICAL CONDITION after suffering from complications stemming from recently acquired viral cardiomyopathy ... this according to the singer's rep.

We're told the 54-year-old Grammy winner was admitted to a hospital in Texas yesterday. 

According to the Mayo Clinic, cardiomyopathy is a "disease that weakens and enlarges your heart muscle." Cardiomyopathy can lead to heart failure.

It's unclear what caused Travis' condition.

Travis was scheduled to perform in Deadwood, South Dakota on Wednesday. 

Story developing ...

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76.

Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

I'm in the middle of drinkinking half a gallon of bourbon in his honor. 'Cause the alcolhol kills the germs....*hic*.

441 days ago
77.

Elizabeth    

The drug's and alcohol over time caused him to develop the disease. The man need's alot of prayer's now!

441 days ago
78.

Splash    

What is wrong with you haters?!?! He's a person just like YOU...flaws and all. He has family & people who love him. Show some respect! Seriously! How would you feel if he were your brother, son, husband or father? Prayers & love to him & his loved ones.

441 days ago
79.

Brian    

Sure. it must have been all that working out and life changing he was doing.

441 days ago
80.

Obz3rv3r    

I liked him when he was younger: http://nick-intl.mtvnimages.com/uri/mgid:file:docroot:nick.com:/nick-assets/shows/images/jimmy-neutron/characters/character_large_332x363_jimmy.jpg?height=363&width=332&matte=true&quality=0.91

441 days ago
81.

Debbie    

i AM VERY SORRY TO HEAR THIS ABOUT rANDY. i ENJOY YOUR MUSIC AND i PRAY THAT YOU HAVE A COMPLETE RECOVERY rANDY. i LOVE HEARING YOU SING.gET WELL FAST MY COUNTRY FRIEND.:o)

441 days ago
82.

Kathy    

This is not true. It is just a publi****y stunt.

441 days ago
83.

BOOKIE    

DRUNK.......HAVE ANOTHER

441 days ago
84.

dkonen02    

Poor Randy! I heard this earlier on the evening news, and hope that he and his family can get through this.

441 days ago
85.

Linda Angel    

It is time they admitted he has Lyme disease and its co-infections....

441 days ago
86.

P. Scott Parker    

He is a drunk who does not take care of himself. Is anybody with a working cranium surprised?

441 days ago
87.

SHERRY OMALLEY    

all weak and weary, yet even with good hearts, men fail, pray for all and wish better days in the LORD to come

441 days ago
88.

lower40    

My prayers are with you Randy thanks for your great music. I will pray to a true and living God.

441 days ago
89.

Danielle Mizell    

Our Local Doctor here in Alabama had it he was in Critically Cond. as well but he is out of the Hospital and he can only work part time he is on the Transplanet List

441 days ago
90.

Michael    

He is here at Baylor Plano.

441 days ago
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