Ray J hospitalized for exhaustion, jet lag
May 22nd, 2012
11:51 AM ET

Ray J hospitalized for exhaustion, jet lag

According to his rep, Ray J needs some down time.

The 31-year-old recording artist was in Vegas over the weekend for a product launch party as well as Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, and found himself in the hospital early on Monday suffering from exhaustion, his spokesperson tells CNN.

He's still in the hospital, "and will remain there for treatment for exhaustion and jet lag," his rep adds.

Although it's been reported that stress from a rumored verbal tiff with Pat Houston, sister-in-law of the late Whitney Houston, over seating arrangements at the Billboard awards played a role, his rep says that's not a factor, and neither is alcohol or other substances.

It seems Ray J arrived in Vegas to host a party for the Prince Reigns Hair Serum, which he's endorsing, on the heels of a "32-hour round trip from China where he performed a concert and had meetings regarding a new business," his rep says. "Upon landing, he immediately drove four hours to Las Vegas for the two events."

TMZ reports that Ray J was found "extremely disoriented" in the early hours of Monday morning in his hotel room, and was immediately taken in to the hospital. Ray J's rep didn't indicate how long he'd need to stay for treatment.


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  1. Pamela

    Heywood, as if we black people do not have enough problems with being treated minorities, and Latinos also have that problem, you as a Latino should be ashamed to make a comment like this. Maybe you should bond and realise that you as a Latino endure your own ridicule as a "minority" without doing the same to another in a minority group. Shame on you!

    May 23, 2012 at 6:12 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Pamela

    Why do people bother to read a news article and then turn around and ask, who is this person? Why bother to read the whole thing? And if anybody was watching the news about Whitney Houston when she died, then they must know who Ray J is. And most people even know who Brandy is, and Ray J is her brother. So ppl who have no life, stop hating and pretending you don't know who he is. He's an actor, a musician, and probably has more money than any of you would have in your lifetime.

    May 23, 2012 at 6:09 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Kimdoe

    Why are all these people here who claim they dont know who he is...but have an opinion on something they know nothing about, just saying...I dont know the sith, but exhaustion can come in different forms mental and physical

    May 23, 2012 at 10:30 am | Report abuse |
  4. Rasheed Y.

    @Mike,you sound like the loser and a liar 160 mile a day for work and 3 hours of sleep.That must be some job and if it is here's a hint get your ugly stringy haired kids and 3OOlb. wife load up your rusty pick-up and MOVE CLOSER to it lmao.

    May 23, 2012 at 2:46 am | Report abuse |
  5. Skidmark

    hey mike no one gives a sh.t about what u do..your job or your trashy az kids you f.gget

    May 23, 2012 at 12:30 am | Report abuse |
  6. @Joe blow

    Lmao ! Good one !

    May 22, 2012 at 10:23 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Jack

    Who the hell is Ray J?????????????????

    May 22, 2012 at 10:17 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Steve

    Yall still on those garbage Kim K and Ray K jokes tho?

    May 22, 2012 at 9:02 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Tamera

    Who the hell is Ray J?

    May 22, 2012 at 9:01 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mike

    Oh, I thought he was going in to the hospital for that herps thing he got from Kim K.

    May 22, 2012 at 7:22 pm | Report abuse |
  11. mike

    this has to b a joke, the guy was SLEEPING on a plane, prolly was DROVE to vegas and FRIGGIN SAT thru an awards show..,..DUDE WHY ARE YOU TIRED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I HAVE 2 KIDS,WORK 12 HOURS AND COMMUTE 80 MILES EACH WAY A DAY,,AND SLEEP 3 HOURS.. TELL ME ABOUT BEING TIRED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!LOSER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

    May 22, 2012 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
  12. John M.

    Crack head need to get a job and his Momma need to get him some help instead of cashing her commission checks for his crack head appearances!

    May 22, 2012 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  13. joe blow

    still exhausted from his movie with Kim.

    May 22, 2012 at 5:49 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Desrupto the clown

    Is this guy related to ice T, P diddy, and t pain?

    May 22, 2012 at 5:38 pm | Report abuse |
  15. blaine

    Oh right "Exhaustion" Celebrity speak for they are a drug addict and they can't handle the withdrawal!

    May 22, 2012 at 5:31 pm | Report abuse |
  16. dreamingeagle84

    I hope Ray J gets better soon. He's a human being and I'm tired of people hating on others for no good reason.

    May 22, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • joe blow

      no one's necessarily hating, just asking what he could possibly be exhausted from is a legitimate question...I mean, there's a whole article about it.

      May 22, 2012 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
      • dreamingeagle84

        Yes Joe Blow, actually people are hating. And if you read the WHOLE article, you would see the explanation for his exhaustion. I'm sure there's more to it than that. I just don't understand why his hospitalization draws so many negative remarks.

        May 24, 2012 at 11:03 am | Report abuse |
  17. ktina

    What is he exhausted over???? He doesn't do anything!

    May 22, 2012 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • @ ktina

      For a second I had to question what you said. Then I realized... Kim KarTRASHian IS nothing.

      May 22, 2012 at 5:54 pm | Report abuse |
  18. Bubbles

    Maybe he's too old for this

    May 22, 2012 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Skidmark

    Holy sh1t!!! I can't believe they did a story on this... But who's Ray J??

    May 22, 2012 at 11:55 am | Report abuse |
    • Marco

      You know who he is,someone with a great life and isn't dissing celebrities on a smart phone or a laptop lol.

      May 22, 2012 at 1:08 pm | Report abuse |

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