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Lil Wayne Has Seizure Mid-Flight Forcing Plane to Land

The rapper, 33, and his entourage were flying from Milwaukee to California when he blacked out from an apparent seizure. Mr Wayne allegedly refused treatment when paramedics arrived to the airport

  | June 14, 2016 15:02 IST (Los Angeles)
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Highlights

  • Lil Wayne was forced to return after the second seizure
  • Wayne and his entourage were flying from Milwaukee to California
  • He has an epilepsy condition that was diagnosed in childhood
Rapper Lil Wayne suffered two minor seizures during a flight that forced his private jet to make an emergency landing in Omaha, a representative said, reported TMZ.
The rapper, 33, and his entourage were flying from Milwaukee to California when he blacked out from an apparent seizure. Mr Wayne allegedly refused treatment when paramedics arrived to the airport.
The plane took off, but was forced to return when he suffered a second seizure and was taken to CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center.
This isn't the first time Mr Wayne has suffered an epileptic fit.
In 2013, Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Carter Jr, was hospitalized several times after suffering from seizures believed to be brought on by drinking a drink that combines soda with prescription cough syrup.
He later revealed an epilepsy condition that was diagnosed in childhood.

 
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