So, Gahlager was in Lewisville last night doing a performance and had a heart attack

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    The crowd thought it was part of his act.
     
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    No vid?

    :shit:
     
  3. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gallagher, the stand-up comedian famous for smashing watermelons, has suffered a heart attack and is recovering in a Texas hospital, a representative from his management office said on Thursday.

    Gallagher, 65, was set to perform on Wednesday night at Coach Joe's Hat Tricks in Lewisville, Texas, when he collapsed backstage. An ambulance took him to a nearby hospital where doctors determined he had suffered a heart attack. He remains there under sedation, said Christine Scherrer, a representative for his manager.

    The comedian is famous for using props in his act, including the "Sledge-O-Matic" which he wields to smash watermelons and other produce. He starred in a number of successful television comedy specials in the 1980s, and was one of that decade's best known comedians.

    He has retained a devoted core fan base and tours often.

    Gallagher's heart attack happened almost exactly a year after the comedian suffered an attack and collapsed on stage during a performance in Minnesota.

    "That was little bit more mild than this one," Scherrer said. She added that the comedian's family is with him.

    It will not be clear how long Gallagher will remain hospitalized until he wakes up from sedation, Scherrer said.

    The comedian's scheduled Texas shows in Lewisville, El Paso and Woodlands have been postponed, as have other performances in Hinton, Oklahoma, and the Oregon cities of Bend and Portland, Scherrer said.
     
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    good
     
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    FatKidSullivan Smoking Cigars

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    Hope he dies.
     
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    FatKidSullivan Smoking Cigars

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    Reps for Gallagher hate.
     
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    funniest thing he ever did
     
  8. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I may have made up that part about the crowd thinking it was part of his act. That really made the story, didn't it?
     
  9. Daveindiego

    Daveindiego Confirmed Internet Legend Gold

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    WTF?

    No link to the heartattack?

    Bullshit, it's 2012, this is unacceptable that there is no video
     
  10. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    did they hit him in the chest with that sledge o matic to revive him?
     
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