Jake 'The Snake' Roberts Hospitalized With Double Pneumonia, 'Fading In And Out'
WWE veteran Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts was hospitalized Wednesday night after he collapsed aboard a flight to Las Vegas.
Jake 'The Snake' Roberts Hospitalized
After collapsing on the flight, Roberts was taken to a Vegas hospital, where he remains in in intensive care, according to PWInsider. Doctors have since diagnosed him with double pneumonia.
Fellow former professional wrestler Diamond Dallas Page, who is a close friend of Roberts has taken to Twitter to update fans of the WWE personality on his health status. “Just spoke to @JakeSnakeDDT 's girlfriend,” Page tweeted Thursday. “Jake is now conscious but still fading in and out. Please keep the prayers coming.”
Just spoke to @JakeSnakeDDT 's girlfriend, Jake is now conscious but still fading in and out. Please keep the prayers coming.
— Diamond Dallas Page (@RealDDP) August 28, 2014
Two weeks ago, Roberts was diagnosed with the flu and advised to take some time off to rest, wrestler Sinn Bodhi told TMZ. “Right now, we’ll all just staying positive,” said Bodhi, who has been at Roberts' bedside as doctors continue to stabilize him. Though Roberts is in pretty bad shape, he’s apparently more concerned with his fans.
With @JakeSnakeDDT at hospital, he's more worried about disappointing fans then getting better! We told him 2 shut up &beat this phnemonia!
— Sinn Bodhi – Kizarny (@SiNNbODHi) August 29, 2014
Roberts was inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame earlier this year before WrestleMania XXX.
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