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Lil Durk nearly lost an eye when pyrotechnics exploded in his face while performing at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, July 30.

Cell phone video shows the Chicago drill rapper performing when pyrotechnics went off directly in his face.

The stunned rapper staggered backwards, as the DJ asked him if he was OK. After taking a few moments to compose himself, the gangsta rapper continued the show.

On Sunday, he shared a photo of himself on Instagram, with gauze covering his right eye. He said he was taking a break from performing while he recovers from his injuries.

Durk captioned the photo: "Due to the incident that happened at Lollapalooza in Chicago on stage, I'ma take a break & focus on my health. I finished my performance yesterday for my fans. Appreciate y'all."

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There was no statement from Lollapalooza organizers. But Lil Durk's fans on social media are convinced that the pyrotechnics was no freak accident.

Lil Durk is a reputed member of Chicago's OTF/Lamron set, a faction of the notorious Black Disciples street gang.

Lollapalooza is considered one of the largest music festivals in the U.S. The 4-day summer music festival is held annually at Grant Park.

More details have emerged about the death of beauty queen Zoe Sozo Bethel at age 27.

According to Miami police, Bethel attempted suicide by jumping off a seven-story condo in Miami on Feb. 10.

Bethel, Miss Alabama 2021 for America Strong, suffered catastrophic head injuries and was taken off life support on Feb. 18.

Miami police tell DailyMail.com that Bethel tried to commit suicide by leaping off the seventh floor of a Miami condo. She was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

Bethel's family announced her untimely death in an Instagram post.

"On Friday, February 18, 2022, at approximately 5:30AM Eastern time in Miami, Florida, our beloved Zoe Sozo Bethel passed from this life into the next as a result of succumbing to her injuries. Zoe touched the hearts of many people and was actively affiliated with several organizations and groups."

In addition to being Miss Alabama, Bethel was a conservative activist and an American patriot with deep Christian values. She was a political commentator for conservative media network RSBN, and a brand ambassador for Turning Point USA, according to NY Daily News.

She was also a spokeswoman for Students for Life and affiliated with Project Veritas, her family said.

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Bethel, a pro-life advocate and single mom, wrote about her personal decision not to terminate her pregnancy.

"I decided to choose life over terminating the innocent life God blessed me with (My daughter)," she wrote on social media. "No matter how bad the situation may be, choosing LIFE is always the right choice."

A GofundMe to raise money to support Bethel's daughter raised over $41,000.

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Bethel's death is drawing comparison to Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst, 30, who was found dead in the street below her luxury high rise building in Manhattan, NYC in January.

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Zoe Sozo Bethel, Miss Alabama 2021 for America Strong, has died from a closed head injury sustained in a fall on Feb. 10. She was 27.

Miss Bethel sustained an injury to the back of her head during a fall.

Miss Bethel was placed in a medically induced coma to decrease swelling on her brain. She was declared brain dead and taken off life support on Feb. 18.

Her family announced her untimely death in an Instagram post.

"On Friday, February 18, 2022, at approximately 5:30AM Eastern time in Miami, Florida, our beloved Zoe Sozo Bethel passed from this life into the next as a result of succumbing to her injuries. Zoe touched the hearts of many people and was actively affiliated with several organizations and groups."

Previously, her family announced she was in a coma and they asked for prayers and privacy.

"Unfortunately the doctors are saying the damage cannot be repaired and that she may not have much time left," they wrote, calling it "an abrupt and very traumatizing situation for our family."

In addition to being Miss Alabama, Bethel was a conservative activist and an American patriot with deep Christian values. She was a political commentator for conservative media network RSBN, and a brand ambassador for Turning Point USA, according to NY Daily News.

She was also a spokeswoman for Students for Life and affiliated with Project Veritas, her family said.

America Strong pageant officials paid tribute to Bethel in a Facebook post.

"It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our dear friend and reigning Miss Alabama for America Strong, Zoe Bethel. She was a light in this world, and we are heartbroken over the loss of such a bright and beautiful woman."

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A Florida judge has granted a request from Bob Saget's family to block the release of details surrounding his death.

Saget is pictured above with his daughters (L-R): Aubrey Saget, Lara Saget, and Jennie Saget on November 11, 2008.

The actor and stand-up comedian was found unresponsive in bed on January 9 in Orlando, Fl. Doctors theorize that he hit his head on the floor or on a headboard and then went to sleep in his room at the Ritz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes resort.

The medical examiner speculated that Saget's head injuries were caused by an "unwitnessed fall backwards."

According to autopsy reports, Saget died after suffering closed head fractures to the back of his skull and hairline fractures in the bones above his eye socket.

The medical examiner's report indicates Saget fell and hit his head on a hard flat surface. The impact caused his brain to ricochet off the inside frontal portion of his skull. The fall resulted in bleeding in the membrane covering his brain. The blood congealed to form a hematoma that pressed down and caused increased pressure on his brain resulting in death.

Saget also tested positive for a breakthrough COVID infection, but the M.E. claims the virus was not a factor in his death.

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Police say there is no foul play, according to TMZ, despite reports that Saget's skull fracture was consistent with being "hit with a baseball bat or falling down stairs".

Saget's family filed a lawsuit and requested a restraining order to prevent the M.E. from releasing any more details about Saget's death.

According to DailyMail.com, the family sought an injunction against the medical examiner's office and the Orange County Sheriff's Office.

The family's lawsuit sought to block the release of any photographs, video and audio recordings, and "statutorily protected autopsy information" - related to his death.

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Heather McDonald shocked her fans when she collapsed, fracturing her skull, during a comedy routine three weeks after getting her third mRNA vaccine.

McDonald was performing in front of a sold-out audience during a comedy show in Tempe, Arizona when she suddenly fell flat on her back.

The crowd laughed - apparently believing her sudden loss of consciousness was part of the show.

Ironically, McDonald had just joked that she was "double-vaxxed, boostered," before claiming Jesus loves her the most. She said she also received the flu and shingles shots.
 

 
The 51-year-old comedian was briefly hospitalized with a concussion after her medical scare.

During a recent interview with Dr. Drew, McDonald confirmed she was triple vaccinated — having received her third mRNA dose just three weeks before she collapsed without warning.

She asked Dr. Drew about the adverse effects and when they happen, to which he replied, "two to three weeks."

McDonald then said she is not getting the 4th mRNA booster shot.

McDonald is best known as a writer for Chelsea Lately and her popular podcast "Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald."

Handler, 46, also suffered a health scare during a stand-up routine and was hospitalized days before McDonald's fainting episode. Handler, who is fully vaccinated, has canceled her shows for the rest of the month.
 

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Rap mogul Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges and his wife, Eudoxie "Fab" Bridges, attended the Atlanta screening for Will Smith's new movie Concussion at CinéBistro at Town Brookhaven's fine dining theater.

The Power couple recently returned from an exotic vacation in the Maldives.
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Fan Planning to Sue Miguel for Head Injury Khyati Shah, the Miguel fan who was injured when the singer leaped into the air and crash landed on her head during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards has brain damage, according to TMZ.

The incident happened during last month's Billboard awards show when Miguel misjudged his leap from the stage to the catwalk and landed on Khyati's head.

Last week, Khyati's lawyer, Vip Bhola, announced she planned to sue Miguel and Billboard pending the results of the doctor's exam.

Bhola says Khyati is experiencing neurological symptoms consistent with brain damage.

"Some of the difficulties she's experiencing are cognitive in nature and lead to suspicion of a neurological head injury," Bhola, told TMZ.

Bhola also said the Billboard staff should have rushed Khyati to a hospital rather than give her an ice pack.

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Fan Planning to Sue Miguel for Head Injury Remember when R&B singer Miguel did a WWE 'flying squirrel' take down of a young fan during his performance at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards?

Well, he may have to pay a pretty penny to the injured fan now that the lawyers are involved.

Khyati Shah was standing at the front of the stage when Miguel leaped into the air and crash landed on her head, slamming her face forcefully into the stage.

Though she appeared unfazed afterwards -- and even got the chance to meet Miguel -- her lawyer, Vip Bhola, tells E! News that his client was "in shock" and "star struck," and now she feels the pain from her worsening condition.

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