D.L. Hughley Collapses on Stage in Nashville

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Shocking news just in. Legendary comedian, D.L. Hughley collapsed on stage just hours ago.

The comedian was performing in Nashville to a sold out crowd when he suddenly went limp and dropped to the floor.

Hughley was put onto a stretcher and rushed to hospital.

Keep scrolling for the full story.

One of the most popular comedians at the minute, D.L. Hughley collapsed on stage last night while performing.

And he’s probably best known as the original host of BET’s ComicView from 1992-1993.

Many others will remember Hughley, who was born in 1963, for his roles in sitcom, The Hughley’s, and as one of the Big Four comedians in The Original Kings of Comedy

Born in Virginia in 1963, Hughley’s life wasn’t always comical.

And that’s when things really got out of hand for the young Hughley.

Hughley claims that he was a member of the notorious street gang, The Crips.

In his teenage years, Hughley was also expelled from San Pedro High School.

And before moving into a comedy career, Hughley found employment with the Los Angeles Times.

However, it’s not only comedy that Hughley has tried his hand at.

Such as Scary Movie 3, Inspector Gadget, and Soul Plane.

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Yet he’s still working his ass off doing countless live shows every months.

Appearing at a Nashville club, Hughley went limp and passed out cold.

And the full crowd had been enjoying Hughley’s anecdotes and jokes.

At around 11pm, his breathing became heavy, and he stopped talking.

But it was too late. A minute later and Hughley passed out cold.

As Hughley’s manager noticed something wrong was going on and ran on stage to break his fall.

Eventually an ambulance arrived which rushed him to hospital.

As Hughley wasn’t allowed to leave the hospital with doctors wanting him to stay there overnight.

And thankfully it’s positive news. According to D.L.’s rep, he’s going to be okay.  

[He was] suffering from exhaustion after all the week’s work and travel, and was kept overnight at the hospital for tests under doctor’s orders. He is awake and feeling better, and wishes to thank everyone for the very kind prayer and thoughts.

Check out the footage of Hughley’s collapse above…