Report: Rush Limbaugh Hospitalized in Hawaii



Rush Limbaugh has been hospitalized in Hawaii after suffering chest pains -- this according to KITV Hawaii.

According to KITV, paramedics responded to a call at the Kahala Hotel in Honolulu at 2:41 PM and transported Rush to Queens Medical Center.

According to the report, Rush was in "serious condition" when he arrived to the hospital.

Attempts to reach a rep for Limbaugh were unsuccessful.


UPDATE: TMZ has confirmed paramedics did respond to the Kahala at 2:41 to attend to someone with "chest discomfort."


UPDATE: 11:29 PM EST -- Sources inside the hotel tell TMZ the hotel took drastic measures to get the mystery patient -- reported to be Rush Limbaugh -- out of the resort without being seen.

We're told hotel security shut down a wing of the hotel and the guest elevators -- the patient was transported using the employee elevator bank.


UPDATE: Limbaugh's lawyer, Roy Black, told CNN he couldn't confirm the report but was "concerned" about Limbaugh. (source)


UPDATE: Hospital administration coordinator Wendy Rogers told Reuters she could not comment on the report. Due to patient confidentiality rules, it is up to patients to decide if they want information to be released, she added. (source)


UPDATE: (Rush) told medical crews that he was taking medication for a back problem, sources said.

Paramedics treated him and took him to Queen's Medical Center in serious condition. He will not be released from the hospital on Wednesday night, sources said. (source)


UPDATE: Rush Limbaugh's chief of staff issued a statement saying the talk show host is "resting comfortably" at a Honolulu hospital, and promised further updates on Limbaugh's website in the coming days. (source)


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