Ken Jeong Halts Stand-Up Show to Aid Audience Member Having a Seizure

Actor Ken Jeong reportedly helped a woman in his live audience when she required medical attention
Ken Jeong Stops Mid-Standup Set To Save Woman Suffering Seizure In The Audience!
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08 May, 2018

Casual fans of actor and comedian Ken Jeong will know him from roles in the Hangover movies and in TV shows such as Dr. Ken and Community. "The timing was very ideal, Ken just jumped from the stage to help", says Holmberg, noting that the woman appeared to be having a seizure.

Jeong - a former physician who obtained his MD back in the '90s - was initially under the impression the woman was a heckler, according to TMZ.

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"He couldn't see what was going on with the lights". An audience member who was also an EMT assisted as well. At first the "Hangover" star, who was performing live at the time, thought he was being heckled but quickly realized the situation was far more serious than that. "He was playing with them from the stage for a second", Holmberg says. Someone was having a crisis. She regained consciousness and was taken to a hospital. There was no immediate word on the woman's identity or condition. "He jumps off stage to assist.Dr. Ken to the rescue!" tweeted Holmberg, referencing the series "Dr. Ken" Jeong starred in from 2015-17. After graduating Duke University in 1990, Jeong earned a medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine five years later.

Jeong then returned to the stage after the incident to a round of applause, the entertainment site said.


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