Reports in the last hour by TMZ have rapper Lil Wayne fighting for his life at Los Angeles’ Ceder Sinai Medical Center following another bout with seizures that have landed him in the hospital several times. However, conflicting tweets by Wayne associates Mack Maine and “Bryan “Baby Williams have Lil Wayne alive, watching the Syracuse game, and “home soon.”
With reports being so far apart, essentially someone is pretty far off base here and we all hope it is TMZ.
TMZ latest addition is that Lil Wayne’s mother is being flown to the hospital to make decisions on whether to keep him on life support after doctors induced a coma. Wayne, they report, is unstable with Wayne “shaking uncontrollably” and drugs likely the cause, with a high level of codeine in his system.
Mack Maine continues to lash out at TMZ for fabrication. We’ll keep you updated as this develops, but, obviously, keep Lil Wayne in your thoughts.
**Update 6:36 PST: **Lil Wayne has tweeted that he is okay. TMZ appears to be deleting part of its story.
Update 2, 7:09 PST: LA Weekly is on the scene and has a member of the Lil Wayne entourage saying he is “sitting up and drinking water.”