Ric Flair's suffered from medical issues in the past and pulled through from them each time. Unfortunately, he was taken to the hospital yesterday for a "very serious" emergency which prompted rumors that the legendary wrestler died. Those rumors have been shut down by Ric's family who said that he's expected to make a full recovery soon.
"RIC FLAIR IS NOT DEAD U DUMB ASS BLOGS," he wrote on Twitter. "WTF U GETTING YOUR INFO FROM JIST TALKED TO MY MAN GOD IS WITH HIM HE HAS NOT PASSED AWAY STUPID ASS MF DONT WISH DEATH ON MY FRIEND HE HAD A LONG LIFE AND HE DONE IT ALL SOME BAD BUT MAJORITY GOOD HE IS A LEGEND GOD BLESS YOU RIC GET WELL."
Flair's son-in-law issued a statement this morning, explaining that the reports that emerged made it seem like Ric Flair's condition was worse than it was.
"This is not a last-minute surprise surgery to family [members]. I knew that he was going to be having a procedure done today. I don't think it's nearly as grave or serious as TMZ would have us believe because Ric is in good spirits about it, knew it was happening," Conrad Thompson said.
Kurtis Blow Rushed To The Hospital For Emergency Open Heart Surgery
Prayers up for the Hip Hop pioneer.
Last week, we reported on the legendary Kurtis Blow announcing he would be undergoing a precarious surgery at the UCLA Medical Center. The latter was to care for a hematoma the rapper experienced following a recent trip to China. The condition resulted in the musician’s critical need for an aortic artery repair procedure. Shortly afterward, Blow seemed cheerful and well in recovery mode, sharing with his Instagram followers through a photo and caption that he was well on his “way to a full recovery 100%” and was thankful for everyone’s prayers in the matter.
Unfortunately, new reports by AllHipHop now indicate a worrisome update on the situation. Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons reported on the status of Kurtis by announcing the OG was called onto a second emergency open heart surgery and requesting prayers from all. Furthermore, Simmons shared an additional update in reference to the Kurtis Blow “Update from his wife Shirley “Kurtis’s heart is beating on its own. They are closing should finished closing in less than 2 hours. Glory to God Glory to God hallelujah hallelujah.”
In the meantime, we wish the legendary Kurtis Blow both a problem-free and speedy recovery in the time being.
BREAKING: EDM's New Festival Cruise 'Friendship' Forced To Return To Port In Miami
After lower than 24 hours at sea, the debut crusing of AMF Friendship on the Celebrity Equinox was pressured again to port in Miami following a medical emergency. The information first got here from PTZtv, a web site that shares streaming webcam protection at cruise ports.
Initial reviews counsel that the one who fell sick might have been a DJ, however these rumors are as but unfounded and uncorroborated. No official assertion has been made by both Friendship or AMF at the moment. Port of Miami confirmed Twitter that the ship returned for a medical emergency, and has already left the Port again to sea.
If the lineup managed to not be affected an excessive amount of, these crusing ought to nonetheless be capable to get pleasure from their time onboard earlier than the ship returns for actual on the 15th.
H/T EDM Tunes
A 16-Year-Old Boy Has Died Attending Lollapalooza
A Mundelein, IL teenager died Sunday evening after he was found unresponsive at Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago.
The 16-year-old, Evan Kitzmiller was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital by ambulance from the Grant Park event, according to a report. He was pronounced dead shortly before 9 pm.
Pending autopsy results, the Cook County Examiner’s office will be able to determine cause of death. His mother, Melissa Kitzmiller, believes he may have suffered from a seizure and his heart gave out.
Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications addressed the tragic incident in an official statement: “We are saddened to learn that an individual transported from the event in critical condition last night due to a medical emergency has since passed away. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.”
Evan’s mother said he attended all four days of Lolla this year and checked in often to share stories with her.
“…he had the time of his life,” she said.