UPDATED: Rick Ross is okay! Several members of his camp, including MMG rappers Wale and Meek Mill, have tweeted confirming that their “Bawse” is doing fine.
11:54 AM PST: Rick Ross — who’s still in the hospital — is telling people he still plans to perform tonight in Memphis at FedExForum.
2:05 PM EST: It appears Rick Ross is now tweeting, claiming he is okay.
1:57 PM EST: Police confirm Ross has been transported to a nearby hospital.
A family member tells TMZ, Rick is currently under close supervision and is doing fine. We’re told drugs and alcohol were not involved.
1:50 PM EST: Rapper Wale — one of Rick’s closest friends — just tweeted, “I just talked to Ross…he’s 100 pct ok..” Another member of Rick’s entourage DJ Sam Sneaker also says the rapper is okay.
1:36 PM EST: A witness tells TMZ, Rick fell unconscious right after take-off.
We’re told his entourage jumped out of their seats to alert plane personnel — at which point a doctor on board administered CPR on the rapper.
The plane made an emergency landing right away — and we’re told, as Rick was being wheeled off the aircraft, he appeared to show signs of life.
PREVIOUSLY: Rapper Rick Ross is currently unconscious after having a seizure on an airplane!
TMZ is reporting that that Maybach Music Group head honcho was on a flight going from Ft. Lauderdale to Memphis today when he had a seizure and lost consciousness, forcing the plane to make an emergency landing.
Emergency workers tell us the call came in at 12:55 PM ET … the caller reported a seizure.
Ross is currently on a gurney at the airport, and an eyewitness tells us EMT workers are administering CPR. Members of Rick’s entourage are standing by, some of them extremely emotionally upset.
This sounds REALLY serious … We hope Ricky Rozey is okay!!!