Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Jerry Lawler Is In Stable Condition, But Hasn't Spoken Since His Heart Attack Monday Night

WWE Announcer JERRY "THE KING" LAWLER had three stents placed in blocked arteries yesterday and remains heavily sedated at a Montreal hospital since suffering a heart attack during "Monday Night Raw". He remains in critical but stable condition. There was some good news yesterday, though.  Lawler's ex-wife Stacy Carter (--A former WWE Diva who wrestled under the name of "The Kat") posted a message on Facebook. She said doctors removed his ventilation and took him out of sedation, and he was RESPONSIVE . . . which is obviously a good thing. But she added that it took a while for paramedics to revive him Monday night, so there's concern about possible BRAIN DAMAGE. She said, quote, "He had some tests done which will show how much if any damage there is due to the lack of oxygen to his brain. Unfortunately, the results won't be in until in the morning (9/12/12)." If Lawler does survive this, it's probably because he had his heart attack at work. WWE events are stocked with medical personnel, who were able to start treating Lawler immediately. Lawler is 62 years old, and still wrestles occasionally, both for WWE and on smaller, independent shows. He'd just had a match on "Raw" about 45 minutes before he collapsed.

Personal Note: I have been fortunate enough to have met Jerry Lawler a few times over the past few years. Jerry is a genuinely nice man and I wish him a speedy recovery.

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