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Report: T.O. was rushed to hospital last week

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As receiver Terrell Owens tries to get healthy (which hasn’t been easy) and then to land a job with a new team (which could be a lot harder), another unusual complication has arisen.

According to TMZ, T.O. was rushed to a hospital on Thursday in Los Angeles last week.  Specifically, he was taken via ambulance after someone called 911 from an apartment where Owens had been staying.

Per the report, police also were called to the scene.

Owens has since been released from the hospital.  And it’s still unknown why he was hospitalized.

UPDATE 3:41 p.m. ET:  TMZ now reports that emergency officials were dispatched to the apartment to respond to a potential prescription medication overdose.

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81 Responses to “Report: T.O. was rushed to hospital last week”
  1. hollaatyaboy says: Oct 10, 2011 2:56 PM

    Who cares!

  2. tallguyme says: Oct 10, 2011 2:56 PM

    is TO this generation’s Rod Stewart?

  3. trbowman says: Oct 10, 2011 2:58 PM

    Suicide attempt?

  4. tinkletinkleonyourstar says: Oct 10, 2011 2:58 PM

    i can honestly say, i don’t care.
    i will forever picture t.o. crying after people questioned romo… “dats my quarterback man”

  5. suhperman says: Oct 10, 2011 2:59 PM

    He probably got run over doing sit-ups in the driveway.

  6. bearsrulepackdrool says: Oct 10, 2011 3:00 PM

    Tried to revive his career but my sources say that he turned the other patients against each other when Drew Rosenhaus came in demanding a better hospital room days after he was given one much better than the other patients.

    Seriously, I hope he’s alright.

  7. YouMadCauseImStylingOnYou says: Oct 10, 2011 3:01 PM

    25 million reasons?

  8. medtxpack says: Oct 10, 2011 3:01 PM

    Ego Overdose after the Steve Smith interview…

  9. schmitty2 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:02 PM

    must have saw his reality show and couldnt believe how crappy it is and fell and hit his head

  10. comeonnowguys says: Oct 10, 2011 3:03 PM

    Reports are that he suffered a massive contusion to the ego. They may have to amputate.

  11. wcdunkenfield says: Oct 10, 2011 3:03 PM

    It was “AED” (Acute Ego Deflation)… seems nobody wants or cares for him any longer, and the rapid deflation of his galaxy sized ego just about darn near killed him. Directly related to YAIFWR (“Your An Irrelevant Former Wide Receiver”)…

  12. cowboyhater says: Oct 10, 2011 3:04 PM

    Romo was on a bye week, have we heard from him yet?

  13. cmr123 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:04 PM

    I think you are all wrong and it wasnt T.O. in the ambulance it was a house guest and he died becasue T.O. bored him to death.

  14. seanx40 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:05 PM

    So, who thinks his baby mama stabbed him?

  15. favreforever says: Oct 10, 2011 3:06 PM

    After all those years on estrogen based masking agents derived from placenta’s, T.O. surprisingly delivered a 9 pound baby girl.

  16. nogoodell says: Oct 10, 2011 3:07 PM

    Were they looking for an over the hill wide out?

  17. oldcracker says: Oct 10, 2011 3:07 PM

    Someone beat me to it…WHO REALLY CARES?

    I heard his large head kept swelling up ’till it exploded. The blast could be heard all the way to Candlestick Park.

  18. suhnum1fan says: Oct 10, 2011 3:07 PM

    C’mon man!!! We talkin bout 38 year old Terrell Owens..He should be in movies because he’s definitely an actor

  19. chiefdt58 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:08 PM

    well… he no longer has “…25 million reasons why he should be alive”

  20. dmq13 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:09 PM

    TO is an emotional guy and clearly from his past he has some sort of mental issues…this could be serious. With his apparent financial issues and all something really could be going on. There was that potential attempted suicide cover-up from a few years…lets hope it wasnt something like that.

  21. 7to10for6allday says: Oct 10, 2011 3:09 PM

    He’s a bum. Could’ve been really great but he’s too much of a diva punk.

  22. caseyanthonymunoz says: Oct 10, 2011 3:09 PM

    He heard Mark Sanchez might end up being his QB.

  23. mel1sharples says: Oct 10, 2011 3:12 PM

    His little joke on Screamin’ A. Smith…he laughed himself out of breath.

  24. 4evrnyt says: Oct 10, 2011 3:12 PM

    Just another pathetic attempt at getting his name and picture back in the news but as it turns out nobody cares and it’s basically gone unnoticed.

  25. rukiddnme29 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:13 PM

    Maybe he passed out from being malnourished. He can’t afford to feed his family, let alone himself.

  26. skoobyfl says: Oct 10, 2011 3:13 PM

    Best of luck getting well.

  27. peytonwantsaflag says: Oct 10, 2011 3:14 PM

    Well the hospital definitely wasn’t across the middle then or he never woulda made it.

  28. hammer7329 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:16 PM

    Drew Rosenhaus was questioned regarding TO’s health…his repsonse…Next Question.

  29. hooks024 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:18 PM

    Purple drank? Maybe an overdose? Just pure speculation…

  30. canadianhonky says: Oct 10, 2011 3:18 PM

    Who’s TO?

  31. duanethomas says: Oct 10, 2011 3:23 PM

    On 60 Minutes they should have asked Rosenhaus why one of his most high profiled client is broke after playing 15 years and tried to off himself lastweek? Why he is going to get his mama’s house foreclosed on……Message to T.O. Talent-Money – Friends. They go in that order. Also Jets suck, thumbs up.

  32. faulkana says: Oct 10, 2011 3:26 PM

    He’s got ooo,ooo,ooo reasons not to commit suicide……..Uh Oh!

  33. rickditka says: Oct 10, 2011 3:28 PM

    Nothing but more bad news on the way for Terrell Owens. And I’m ok with that.

  34. lionsfaninthe505 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:35 PM

    What’s the league minimum? That’s how many reasons he has to stay alive…

  35. nomoreseasontix says: Oct 10, 2011 3:36 PM

    Choked on popcorn?

  36. dohpey28 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:37 PM

    The man just needs to come out of the closet. Living the lie is obviously way to much for him to deal with.

  37. hashsview says: Oct 10, 2011 3:37 PM

    Dear T.O.
    Ill pay you 100 bucks agame to join my flag football team. Also your contract will be bonus heavy, Like free gatorade, Ill pick you up for our games in my Honda and ill make sure we have plenty of tissues at all games. Please let me know if this works for you. If the price is not right we can meet in the middle.

  38. phinfan says: Oct 10, 2011 3:40 PM

    The Medics had to do C.P.R. on his football career. (drums)

  39. steelerfan999 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:40 PM


  40. hit2hurt says: Oct 10, 2011 3:42 PM

    Wow, diva or not, some of you really come off as heartless, miserable people. Is it THAT hard to fight the urge to post the wittiest comment, and simply wish the man well?

  41. tunescribe says: Oct 10, 2011 3:42 PM

    @suhperman says: Oct 10, 2011 2:59 PM

    He probably got run over doing sit-ups in the driveway.


    Damn, that’s funny! Thanks for the laugh. 🙂

  42. fissels says: Oct 10, 2011 3:43 PM

    You people are cruel

  43. goldrush4949 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:47 PM

    Did the hospital staff get their popcorn ready?

  44. gonzagylot00 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:48 PM

    Didn’t he have a prescription overdose after all the nastiness with the Eagles?


  45. steelerfan999 says: Oct 10, 2011 3:50 PM


  46. mike83ri says: Oct 10, 2011 3:51 PM

    Did you just copy and paste this story from like 5 years ago? I mean this was literally almost the 5 year anniversary of the last one.

  47. texansfan2011 says: Oct 10, 2011 4:02 PM

    Just maybe T.O.’s water broke and he gave birth…….. I know scary thought of another T.O. walking the earth, but his vagina is alway’s hurting so it could be true…………

  48. rajbais says: Oct 10, 2011 4:03 PM

    Bye bye, NFL career!!!

  49. goawayeverybody says: Oct 10, 2011 4:03 PM

    People like TO get very depressed towards the end of their careers. It’s very sad that he thinks suicide is the answer. One of his friends should step up and do an intervention.

  50. goforthanddie says: Oct 10, 2011 4:05 PM

    Either kill yourself or don’t. Quit tying up hospitals and ambulances and doctors with your cries for attention.

  51. armchairqb says: Oct 10, 2011 4:05 PM


  52. capslockkey says: Oct 10, 2011 4:06 PM

    Didn’t he pull a similar thing back when he was on the Cowboys?

  53. blackngoldsuperbowl says: Oct 10, 2011 4:08 PM

    YO PFT, this explains alot, TMZ as your source for a story, WOW a new low.


  54. jakek2 says: Oct 10, 2011 4:11 PM

    7to10for6allday says:
    Oct 10, 2011 3:09 PM
    He’s a bum. Could’ve been really great but he’s too much of a diva punk.

    You should know. You’re “10” is a shorter, wimpier, skinnier, whinier clone.

  55. ladymacesq says: Oct 10, 2011 4:12 PM


  56. johnstofa says: Oct 10, 2011 4:13 PM

    The guy has been as self absorbed as any athlete I can remember….it doesn’t surprise me people snap back on him now.

    I don’t think he’s ever been well and unfortunately will end up being one of those “American Tragedies.” Not wishing it on him, but it looks like a pretty clear path at the moment.

  57. countsnail says: Oct 10, 2011 4:17 PM

    Didn’t this same thing happen like 5 years ago?

    The guy’s gonna end up like Michael Jackson if he isn’t careful.

  58. chocolatebaconbutter says: Oct 10, 2011 4:19 PM

    Cut the guy some slack guys. He may be a diva, but the guy went to the hospital. Let’s just all hope he’s well.

  59. chipwade says: Oct 10, 2011 4:20 PM

    This sounds more like overdone recreational drugs use than it does of suicide attempt. Which could have been the case years back.

  60. blackdonnelly says: Oct 10, 2011 4:20 PM

    Choked on a slice of “humble pie?”

    (Someone beat me to the “popcorn” remark LOL)

  61. jayrandle says: Oct 10, 2011 4:25 PM

    I can’t wait to see the ‘overduse episode’ on the T.O. Show on VH1!

    Seriously…Was he hanging out with Fantasia?

  62. qdog112 says: Oct 10, 2011 4:30 PM

    Never let your hatred get in the way of a good joke in spite of a potentially serious situation. So much for your compassionate conservatism. I suppose for you ‘necks TO is for entertainment purposes only.

  63. db3300 says: Oct 10, 2011 4:33 PM

    Last time this happened, I think I remember them saying it was a “reaction to Vicodin”.

    I think it’s more of a cry for attention (or a contract) than a suicide attempt as some of suggested. Having taken the high-strength Vicodin for 4 herniated disks in my back for a few years, I can tell you that you’re more likely to die from liver failure (from the Tylenol in the drug) than the narcotic if you take too many.

    I don’t know how many it takes to kill you but it doesn’t take many to make you throw it back up.

  64. thetooloftools says: Oct 10, 2011 4:37 PM

    I thought this was the guy with 25 millions reasons to live ?

  65. granadafan says: Oct 10, 2011 4:40 PM

    Possible side effects from the Stem Cell therapy without proper tests.

  66. das14 says: Oct 10, 2011 4:45 PM

    I knew this day was coming for TO. Now he will look back with regret on his career because he had it all and didn’t appreciate it and act like a pro a lot of the time. Now. It’s over. Sadly he won’t be the last professional althlete to realize it too late.

  67. artflooney says: Oct 10, 2011 4:58 PM

    He was probably upset at that really lame sit down with Stephen A. Smith that ESPN kept hyping for some reason. For those that didn’t see it, T.O. announced his retirement, then said he was kidding. Then Stephen A. begged the question, WHEN WILL T.O. BE BACK in only the way Stephen A. can. As if ANYONE cared. I thought he still played for the Bengals. Not really, but if you told me he did I’d say, Oh.

  68. silverdeer says: Oct 10, 2011 5:00 PM

    If T.O. is dealing with that level of depression to where he possibly attempted suicide, it is not funny and should not be used as humor. I know as I have had two friends that have committed suicide for that reason. However, when you show that much arrogance and spurn logical behavior to feed your ego and put yourself on a pedestal of that height, you are begging to be knocked down. I can see both sides to these comments and although I don’t agree with some of the comments.

  69. tinopuno says: Oct 10, 2011 5:08 PM

    Gerbil problem?

  70. cardmagnet says: Oct 10, 2011 5:38 PM

    Not again…

  71. phillybirds says: Oct 10, 2011 5:38 PM

    when he played against philadelphia in 2006 we all chanted “O.D. O.D. O.D. O.D” rather than “O lay o lay o lay”

    awesome game

  72. bombacim says: Oct 10, 2011 5:40 PM

    Cruel? Who cares about this idiot. He blew all his millions that he earned in the NFL already. They should have let him pass. It would have done everyone in the world a favor. Less taxes spent on those who don’t deserve it.

  73. blaz0037 says: Oct 10, 2011 5:55 PM

    Everyone is a comic.

    If you people hate T.O. so much, why spend your time reading and posting about him. Quite sad and petty if you ask me.

  74. deadmanwalking47 says: Oct 10, 2011 6:00 PM

    must have fell over and sprained his ego or got his foot stuck in his mouth!

  75. lionsfanatic84 says: Oct 10, 2011 6:14 PM

    wow so much harshness, i think TO is a douche as much as the next guy, but GEEZ, claiming its a suicide attempt without having any facts? You people are as bad as TMZ. Don’t get me wrong, I am by no means taking his side, but he did just have a procedure done in a foreign country that is outlawed here, maybe this is the reason it is outlawed in the USA?

  76. seabreezes51 says: Oct 10, 2011 6:50 PM

    He is a train wreck looking for a bridge

  77. mwcarolina says: Oct 10, 2011 6:52 PM

    uh so was this a suicide attempt??? or was it just a mistake??? Whatever the reasons, he needs to be careful or needs to get help (if it was a suicide attempt) as for his NFL career, i think that’s likely over.

  78. bornagainfitness says: Oct 10, 2011 8:07 PM

    Love him or hate him, he is a HUMAN BEING. Have some compassion for your fellow man.

  79. richm2256 says: Oct 10, 2011 9:30 PM

    This “accidental overdose” thing is getting a little lame.

    Can somebody act like they care the guy is trying to off himself again?

  80. Deb says: Oct 10, 2011 10:25 PM

    I really can’t stand the guy, but this is his second similar incident. It’s been reported that he has significant financial issues. His career may well be over–something he’s obviously having difficulty accepting. The man has issues; his behavior through the years is testament to that. The question is whether he has anyone in his life who understands that he needs professional help, can influence hm to seek it, or cares enough to try. And of course, his biggest challenge will be overcoming his own worst enemy: himself.

  81. go9ers says: Oct 11, 2011 9:31 AM

    Sounds like a mighty desperate way to try to become relevant again.

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