Monday, June 13, 2016

Lil Wayne Hospitalized After Reportedly Having Seizures During Flight

Lil Wayne was taken to a hospital on Monday after having multiple seizures, according to TMZ.

The 33-year-old was on a cross-country flight from Milwaukee to California, when he suffered a seizure, forcing his private jet to make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska. 

According to TMZ, after landing, the rapper initially refused medical treatment but later suffered a second seizure and reportedly lost consciousness. KETV NewsWatch 7 reports that the rapper was taken CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center for treatment. 

Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr., was previously hospitalized in 2013 for seizures that reportedly stemmed from a suspected codeine overdose.

Following his hospitalization, the rapper revealed that he was epileptic in a radio interview with Power 106. 

The Huffington Post has reached out to Wayne's reps and will update this post accordingly. 

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