Lil Wayne is recovering after being hospitalized for seizures.
TMZ initially reported that Wayne was in critical condition.
The 30-year-old rapper was rushed to Cedars Sinai Tuesday. He was released the next day but was taken to the hospital again after being found unconscious in his room, TMZ reported. According to TMZ, Wayne had been placed in an induced coma.
UPDATE, 9:33: Lil Wayne tweets he is doing "good."
I'm good everybody. Thx for the prayers and love.
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) March 16, 2013
UPDATE, 9:13:: HLN anchor Richelle Carey tweets that an official statement says Lil Wayne is recovering:
BREAKING>OFFICIAL statement from Young Money publicist: "We can confirm Lil Wayne did have a seizure and that he is recovering." #Weezy
— RICHELLE CAREY (@RichelleCarey) March 16, 2013
UPDATE, 9:08: A Billboard editor tweets that a "close source just let me know that Lil Wayne is 'recovering.'"
UPDATE, 9:02: TMZ has removed from its report a claim that Lil Wayne is "being prepared for his last rites."
See tweets below. Warning: graphic language.
Wayne is alive and well! We watching the Syracuse game...thanks for the prayers and concern..he will update you all soon. #love
My son is in good spirit..feelin much betta...be home soon.YMCMB
— BIRDMAN (@BIRDMAN5STAR) March 16, 2013
We will be releasing an official statement shortly but dont believe the nonsense about comas and tubes to breathe...that's false!!
@tmz it's certain shit you should not talk about or play with if u don't kno what u talking bout....don't deceive the fans or the people
@tmz and definitely don't try to kill a man before his time....so from the bottom of my soul and on behalf of my fam......FUCK YOU
The story is currently developing...