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Wednesday
Aug142013

Former "Bachelor" Contestant Hospitalized in Critical Condition

Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) -- Gia Allemand, a contestant on the 2010 season of ABC's The Bachelor, is reportedly in critical condition in a New Orleans hospital.

According to a statement from her representative obtained by various media outlets, the 29-year-old Allemand was hospitalized following a "serious emergency medical event," the nature of which has not been disclosed.

The rep said Allemand's mother and boyfriend, basketball player Ryan Anderson of the NBA's New Orleans Pelicans, were by her side.

The star of the 2010 Bachelor season, Jake Pavelka, has tweeted, "Please pray for @GiaAllemand... A dear friend and one of the sweetest women I know... #powerofprayer."

Allemand was the second runner-up on that season. She went on to appear on the first season of Bachelor Pad.

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Sunday
Jan272013

Ashton Kutcher Hospitalized after Fruitarian Diet for Steve Jobs Film

Sundance Institute(NEW YORK) -- Ashton Kutcher was hospitalized with pancreas problems after following to a fruit-only diet to play the role of Steve Jobs for the biopic Jobs film, which premiered Friday at the Sundance Film Festival, USA Today reports.

The film claims that Jobs adhered to a fruitarian diet, which ultimately landed Kutcher in a hospital room two days before shooting the film. The actor said after the film's screening that the diet can lead to severe issues and that the "terrifying" experiencing left him "doubled over in pain," according to USA Today.

Jobs died from pancreatic cancer in October 2011.

The movie is slated for theaters in April.

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Friday
Jul132012

Michael Clarke Duncan Hospitalized, Now Stable

David Livingston/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Green Mile actor Michael Clarke Duncan was hospitalized Friday morning after having a heart attack.

In a statement to ABC News, his rep said, "According to doctors, Michael Clarke Duncan suffered a myocardial infarction early this morning. He is now stable and we look forward to his full recovery."

Reportedly, Duncan has his girlfriend, reality star Omarosa Stallworth, to thank. The former Apprentice diva performed CPR on Duncan when she noticed his heart had stopped around 2 a.m., according to TMZ. Stallworth was able to revive the 54-year-old.

Duncan was later transported to a nearby Los Angeles hospital where he was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit.

In addition to his role in The Green Mile, which earned him an Academy Award nomination, Duncan has appeared in Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Armageddon, Planet of the Apes and Daredevil.  His voice was also heard in Kung Fu Panda.

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Wednesday
Jun132012

Jerry Lewis Rushed to the Hospital

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Comedian Jerry Lewis was rushed to a New York hospital Tuesday night after collapsing due to low blood sugar, according to the New York Post. The 86-year-old funnyman was scheduled to receive an award at the Friars Club Tuesday night and present the top honor to Tom Cruise.

After Lewis collapsed at the Waldorf Astoria, guests waiting at the Friars Club gala were informed that he would no longer be accepting the Applause Award or present Cruise with the Entertainment Icon Award.

Still, the 49-year-old Mission Impossible star was presented with the prestigious award by his Jerry Maguire co-star, Cuba Gooding Jr., and NBC’s Matt Lauer.

“I am sorry Jerry couldn’t be here tonight,” Cruise said during his acceptance speech, “but I know he is going to be fine.”

Reps for Lewis released a statement Wednesday saying, "Jerry Lewis was so sorry to miss the Icon Award presentation to Tom Cruise last night, but is feeling much better today and is back at his hotel, and thanks everyone for their good wishes."

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Friday
Jan272012

Report: Demi Moore Leaves Hospital; Edited 911 Call to Be Released

Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Demi Moore has been released from a California hospital after reportedly suffering a seizure on Monday.

E! News says it has confirmed that the 49-year-old actress is no longer receiving treatment at Sherman Oaks Hospital, though it's unclear when she was released.

There have been numerous reports that Moore was hospitalized Monday after suffering an apparent seizure, and that she has had problems with substance abuse and/or anorexia.  The official word from her rep has been that the Ghost star is seeking treatment for exhaustion due to the, "stresses in her life right now."

A recording of the 911 call that was placed prior to Moore's hospitalization will be released sometime Friday, according to the Los Angeles City Fire Department.  However, a Los Angeles City Attorney spokesperson says a "very specific but limited" segment of the call, pertaining to Moore's medical history as well as information regarding any substances she may have used, will be redacted.

TMZ.com has reported that she inhaled a dangerous amount of nitrous oxide referred to colloquially as a "whip-it."

A source tells E! News that Moore had been hosting a birthday party for a friend on Monday night and was acting "pretty hyper" before she suffered an apparent seizure.

Moore's estranged husband, Ashton Kutcher, has not publicly commented on her condition, but according to a People magazine source, he "is deeply concerned for Demi."  He has been in Brazil this week for a photo shoot, but he was expected to return to Los Angeles on Thursday.

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Thursday
Jan262012

Reports: Demi Moore Inhaled Nitrous Oxide, Is Battling Anorexia

Theo Wargo/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- There's more speculation that Demi Moore's health problems are related to substance abuse.

Her rep has said the 49-year-old actress is seeking treatment for exhaustion due to the, "stresses in her life right now." But TMZ.com claims that Moore was hospitalized Monday because she inhaled a dangerous amount of a type of nitrous oxide that's informally known as "whip-it."

A friend of Moore's reportedly told paramedics that Moore had an adverse reaction to the inhalant, slipped into semi-consciousness and experienced seizure-like symptoms.

A second source backs the seizure report, telling People magazine the actress, “was having what seemed like seizures,” and “concerned friends called 911.”

TMZ previously reported that Moore is seeking treatment for substance abuse.  It didn't mention which facility would treat her.

RadarOnline.com also claims Moore is battling substance abuse problems, but the website further reports that she is receiving treatment for an eating disorder, too.  Its source says, "Demi is in getting treated for anorexia, as well as other issues that caused her seizure."

A People magazine report states that one reason why Moore's marriage to Ashton Kutcher fell apart in the fall is that he was unhappy with her reported use of prescription drugs.

A source says, "He wanted her to take care of herself and get a hold of things, and she wouldn't."

The same report also says Moore's friends had growing concerns over her health, with one source saying that the actress, "wasn't sleeping as well, didn't seem to be eating and looked really gaunt."

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Tuesday
Jan242012

Demi Moore Seeking Treatment for ‘Stress,’ ‘Exhaustion’

Theo Wargo/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) -- Divorcing Ashton Kutcher seems to have been incredibly hard for Demi Moore. The 49-year-old actress has checked into a treatment center, her publicist told ABC News Tuesday in an email statement: “Because of the stresses in her life right now, Demi has chosen to seek professional assistance to treat her exhaustion and improve her overall health. She looks forward to getting well and is grateful for the support of her family and friends.”

TMZ reported earlier Tuesday that Moore was rushed to the hospital Monday night after a 911 call was placed from her Los Angeles home. She had been looking frail and tired since announcing her divorce from Kuthcher late last year amid reports of his infidelity.

Moore revealed some of her fears and stresses to Harper's Bazaar in a recent interview. “What scares me the most is not knowing and accepting that just about everything is not in my control,” she said. “That makes me feel unsafe.”

Since splitting from Kutcher, Moore has vacationed solo in Hawaii and taken on new movie roles, including playing feminist Gloria Steinem in an upcoming film, though her rep now tells TMZ that Moore has dropped out of that project. Still, the actress who was previously married to actor Bruce Willis said her other fear is not having the courage to reach her full potential, which would mean not finding love again.

“I would say what scares me is that I’m going to ultimately find out at the end of my life that I’m really not lovable, that I’m not worthy of being loved,” she said. “That there’s something fundamentally wrong with me.”

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Tuesday
Jan242012

Tracy Morgan Released from Hospital Following Collapse

Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images(PARK CITY, Utah) -- Tracy Morgan has been released from a Park City, Utah, hospital following his collapse Sunday night due to what his rep described as a bout with exhaustion and altitude sickness.

The 30 Rock star commented on his condition Monday on Twitter, writing, "Superman ran into a little kryptonite. The high altitude in Utah shook up this kid from Brooklyn."

Morgan also noted that he will return to work on his NBC comedy Tuesday morning.

TMZ reports the comedian was spotted at a Utah airport Monday carrying an oxygen tank that had a breathing tube connected to his nose.

Morgan collapsed not long after accepting an award at a ceremony at the Sundance Film Festival.  His rep has denied reports that the actor and comedian consumed alcohol before the incident.

There was also speculation that Morgan, who suffers from diabetes, may have went into diabetic shock.

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Monday
Jan232012

Tracy Morgan Rushed to Hospital at Sundance Film Festival

Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images(PARK CITY, Utah) -- Comedian and 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan was rushed to a hospital Sunday night after falling over during an awards ceremony at the Sundance Film Festival.

Morgan was attending the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards in Park City, Utah, where he was being honored.  Sources told TMZ.com the former Saturday Night Live star "appeared extremely intoxicated during his award acceptance speech.”

Morgan was reportedly escorted outside by security personnel, and fell unconscious outside of the building.  Law enforcement sources stated that an ambulance was dispatched to the scene, TMZ.com reported.

The actor was brought to Park City Medical Center, ABC News confirmed.

Amy Roberts, a spokeswoman for Park City Medical Center, told TMZ no drugs or alcohol was found in Morgan’s system upon medical evaluation.

Morgan’s rep, Lewis Kay, also released a statement saying, “From a combination of exhaustion and altitude, Tracy is seeking medical attention … He is with his fiance and grateful to the Park City Medical Center for their care.  Any reports of Tracy consuming alcohol are 100 percent false.”

Actor Cuba Gooding, Jr. told ABC News, “he’s alright, he’s fine,” after consulting with friends of Morgan.

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Friday
Jan132012

Heather Locklear 'Medically Stable' After Being Hospitalized

Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research(THOUSAND OAKS, Calif.) -- Heather Locklear's parents say their daughter is "medically stable" at a hospital in Thousand Oaks, Calif., People magazine reports.

Bill and Diane Locklear said in a statement released by Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center that Heather "is in no danger and she's going to be just fine."

Law enforcement sources confirmed to TMZ that the former Melrose Place star was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon after ingesting a suspected dangerous mix of alcohol and prescription drugs.

TMZ reports Locklear’s sister Colleen dialed 911 out of fear the actress was in danger. A source tells RadarOnline that Colleen was worried about Heather’s state of mind. The source says Colleen “was afraid Heather was going to harm herself because of her drinking mixed with medication.”

Paramedics arrived and determined that Heather needed to be hospitalized. A hospital spokesperson later told TMZ that the actress was awake and responsive when she arrived at the facility.

Locklear recently called off her engagement to Jack Wagner. Sources tell RadarOnline, “She is distraught over her relationship with Jack.  It is on and off and it has upset her lately.”

TMZ reports this isn't the first time 911 has been called over concern Locklear had abused prescription drugs.  In 2008, her doctor dialed 911 worried that she may have overdosed on her meds.  The 911 operator described the incident as a "suicide attempt," but it reportedly turned out to be a false alarm.

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