Bobby Brown Suffers Seizure
R&B singer Bobby Brown was rushed to a Morristown, N.J., hospital in the early hours of yesterday (Aug. 8) morning to receive treatment for a seizure. Brown's wife, fellow performer Whitney HoustoR&B singer Bobby Brown was rushed to a Morristown, N.J., hospital in the early hours of yesterday (Aug. 8) morning to receive treatment for a seizure. Brown's wife, fellow performer Whitney Houston, accompanied him to Morristown Memorial Hospital's emergency room, where he spent 90 minutes and was not admitted, the New York Post reported in today's editions.
Houston's spokesperson said Brown had a seizure because of the intense heat and a hectic recording schedule for his new album. "He hadn't been getting enough fluid and basically he was lightheaded," Seltzer said.
During the 3 a.m. hospital visit, the Post reported, the 32-year-old singer refused to provide blood or urine samples.
Both Brown and Houston have had drug- or alcohol-related brushes with the law in the past few years. He spent 26 days in a Florida jail in May 2000 for violating probation on a 1996 drunken-driving charge by not submitting to a drug test. She was charged with having marijuana in her purse at an airport in Hawaii last year.
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