Tracy Morgan Hospitalized at Sundance
Comedian and actor Tracy Morgan gets a lot of laughs for his 30 Rock performances, but there was nothing funny about his collapse during an awards ceremony at the Sundance Film Festival this weekend.
He was attending the Creative Coalition Spotlight Awards in Park City, Utah, where he was being honored with the Spotlight Initiative Award, when he lost consciousness and was rushed to the hospital, ABC News reports.
Morgan's representative released a statement early Monday saying, "Any reports of Tracy consuming alcohol are 100 percent false," and explaining that the incident was caused by a combination of altitude sickness and exhaustion. (Sources told the Hollywood Reporter that the former Saturday Night Live star "was acting extremely inebriated, yelling and falling onto the ground.")
Amy Roberts, a spokeswoman for Utah's Park City Medical Center, confirmed that no drugs or alcohol was found in Tracy's system upon medical evaluation.
Morgan, who underwent a kidney transplant in December 2012, co-stars with Jesse Eisenberg and Melissa Leo in the new film Predisposed, which is screening at the film festival.
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