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Rick Ross Suffers Seizure on Flight From Fort Lauderdale; Tweets to Say He's OK

Rapper Rick Ross suffered a seizure and fell unconscious today during a flight from Fort Lauderdale to Memphis, according to several news reports.

There was a worry that Ross wasn't doing to well after TMZ reported he was receiving CPR from a doctor on the plane, but thanks to Twitter, Ross let us all know he's just fine.

Around 15 minutes after Ross' medical emergency was reported, his buddy Wale sent out the first tweet saying he was OK:

I just talked to Ross...he's 100 pct [email protected]tmz#dontpanic#dontpanic#mmg !!!! #gfid dec 13th!
Oct 14 via UberSocial for BlackBerryFavoriteRetweetReply

A little after that, Ross sent out his own tweet, responding to Elliott Wilson from Rap Radar:

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in reply to @ElliottWilson

@ElliottWilson never dat homie..we outchea #mmg powercirle!!!!
Oct 14 via EchofonFavoriteRetweetReply

DJ Sam Sneaker, who said he was flying with Ross, also confirms the "Teflon Don" is fine:

I'm wit @rickyrozay now he good...
Oct 14 via EchofonFavoriteRetweetReply

According to Ross' Twitter, he's headed to Memphis for the "Memphis Madness" event for University of Memphis' basketball team at the city's new Wingstop restaurant.

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