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Rick Ross Suffers Seizure on Plane

Rapper's flight is forced to make emergency landing after he loses consciousness

October 14, 2011 1:45 PM ET
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Rick Ross attends the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta.
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Rick Ross is being treated by paramedics after he lost consciousness on a flight from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. to Memphis earlier today. The plane was forced to make an emergency landing to save him.

TMZ has reported that the emergency call went out to paramedics at 12:55 p.m. ET and that the caller reported that the rapper was suffering a seizure. Though TMZ says that paramedics were "desperately" attempting to resuscitate Ross, rapper Wale tweeted around 1:40 p.m. ET that he "just talked to Ross … he's 100 pct ok."

Update: Rick Ross has tweeted in reply to Rap Radar journalist Elliott Wilson, which should be some indication that he's doing okay.

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