Michael Clarke Duncan, the actor best known for his Oscar-nominated role alongside Tom Hanks in The Green Mile, was rushed to an L.A. hospital after reportedly suffering from cardiac arrest earlier today. The star is currently in intensive care.
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“According to doctors, Michael Clarke Duncan’s became non-responsive early this morning,” the 54-year-old star’s publicist told E! News. “He is now stable and we look forward to his full recovery.”
His girlfriend, Apprentice vet Omarosa Stallworth, performed CPR and managed to resuscitate him upon discovering Duncan in a state of cardiac arrest just before 2 a.m., TMZ reports. Reports are saying she was successful, and her quick action played a major role in 54-year-old Duncan’s survival.
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