Steven Tyler Allegedly Had A Seizure During South American Tour

September 28, 2017

With an unspecified health issue involving Steven TylerAerosmith announced that they had to cancel the four remaining dates on their South American tour.

But according to a report by the Boston Globe, a source says that after their show in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Tyler had allegedly suffered a siezure. The reasons leading up to the seizure remain unknown.

Tyler said in a statement released by the band, "I am not in a life threatening condition, but I need to deal with this right away, and get some rest and medical care immediately in order to sustain and maintain my future performances... I promise I'll be back... unfortunately, health does not wait and it's something even I can't schedule around our shows... As they say, 'We humans make plans, and God laughs...'"

Tyler's girlfriend Aimee Preston shared the following image to her Instagram with a pair of praying hands emojis, possibly in reference to Tyler's recovery.


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This isn't the first health scare to stem from a member of Aerosmith. In 2016, guitarist Joe Perry had to be hospitalized after becoming dehydrated while performing with the Hollywood Vampires