Chris Brown Suffers From A Non-Epileptic Seizure

The singer’s rep confirmed the seizure late Friday night.

1. Singer Chris Brown suffered a non-epileptic seizure early Friday morning on August 9th, while working at Hollywood recording studio, The Record Plant.

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2. Brown was not hospitalized, and reportedly refused treatment by paramedics.

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3. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, a non-epileptic seizure is considered to be of a “psychological rather than physical origin.”

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4. In a statement issued by Brown’s reps, “… His doctor attributes the NES to intense fatigue and extreme emotional stress, both due to the continued onslaught of unfounded legal matters and the nonstop negativity.”

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Brown at his July 15, 2013, court appearance for a probation review hearing related to the 2009 domestic violence case in which he pleaded guilty to assaulting his then-girlfriend singer Rihanna.

5. The hastag #PrayForChrisBrown began trending a few hours after the incident, and was met with mixed feelings.

Prayers for Chris Brown... http://t.co/I8AmX6rWIx

— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH)

Russell Simmons

@UncleRUSH

Prayers for Chris Brown… http://t.co/I8AmX6rWIx

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At the end of the day he's still human y'all are judging him for mistakes he made but r u perfect? #prayforchrisbrown

— x___ZayZay (@_HeatNationn_)

x___ZayZay

@_HeatNationn_

At the end of the day he’s still human y’all are judging him for mistakes he made but r u perfect? #prayforchrisbrown

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Pray for Chris Brown? An abusive rapper who makes money making less than mediocre music with no redeeming qualities? I'll pass.

— Little Mrs. Molly (@MrsMollyH)

Little Mrs. Molly

@MrsMollyH

Pray for Chris Brown? An abusive rapper who makes money making less than mediocre music with no redeeming qualities? I’ll pass.

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Anyways, I'm gonna pray for Chris. God only gives his strongest battles to his strongest soliders.

— レb1y (@AdoringLanaaa)

レb1y

@AdoringLanaaa

Anyways, I’m gonna pray for Chris. God only gives his strongest battles to his strongest soliders.

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#prayforchrisbrown I wouldn't be surprised if he beat the seizure... he's beaten things before.

— KASS (@RealKass)

KASS

@RealKass

#prayforchrisbrown I wouldn’t be surprised if he beat the seizure… he’s beaten things before.

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11. On Saturday, August 10th at 4:03AM Brown posted the following on Twitter:

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