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On Thursday the world lost pop superstar Prince and by the end of the day TMZ hinted it knew why.
The celebrity gossip site claims it heard from “multiple sources” that the music legend was treated for an overdose six days before he died. The airplane carrying Prince at the time had to make an emergency landing where he was rushed to a hospital suffering from “flu symptoms,” according to his reps. Not so, said TMZ.
Prince went to the hospital on April 15 and received a “save shot” of the drug Naloxone, brand name Narcan, which is intended to save a person’s life after they’ve had an opiate overdose, TMZ reported.
“Naloxone blocks or reverses the effects of opioid medication, including extreme drowsiness, slowed breathing, or loss of consciousness. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic,” the description on Drugs.com reads. “Naloxone is used to treat a narcotic overdose in an emergency situation. This medicine should not be used in place of emergency medical care for an overdose.”
Apparently doctors wanted Prince to stay at the hospital overnight, but the musician left when he was told they couldn’t get him a private room, TMZ reported.
Not everyone’s on board with the overdose theory. Heavy.com reported that Prince was a Jehovah’s Witness and had disavowed using alcohol or drugs. They also report he had helped his sister overcome drug addiction in the early 2000’s.
Toxicology reports won’t be done for weeks.
Social media opined on the report.
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— Rita Raad (@RitaRaad95) April 22, 2016
I don’t care if #Prince died from the flu, or an overdose on drugs..
His contributions to this planet are what matter far more#PrinceRIP
— HumbleThePoet .com (@humblethepoet) April 22, 2016
— BLACK CONSERVATIVE (@blackrepublican) April 21, 2016
— Fox News (@FoxNews) April 22, 2016
Yup they are now reporting that prince was given Narcan for Heroin/Opiod OD and left AMA #PrinceRIP
— Mr Charlie Holmes (@MrCharlieHolme2) April 22, 2016
I know Prince was very talented, and popular..but TMZ needs to step back and let the ME do the proper tests. It’s very damaging reporting.
— Barbara Anne (@BarbieWoodside) April 22, 2016
— Norwood Tea Party (@NorwoodTeaParty) April 22, 2016
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