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Porn Star Ron Jeremy Hospitalized With Heart Aneurysm

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UPDATE (12:29 p.m. Pacific, 1/31) 

Ron Jeremy's agent, Mike Esterman, informs omg! that Jeremy will not be released from the hospital for at least two weeks time.

He has gone through two emergency surgeries and continues to recover and be monitored.

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UPDATE (2:45 p.m. Pacific, 1/30)

Ron Jeremy's agent, Mike Esterman, provides the following update on the actor's condition:

"Update from the Doctors;

2nd surgery went smoothly and is now resting with complete privacy and no visitors.

Everyone on Ron’s team has expressed well wishes and a speedy recovery!"

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Adult film legend Ron Jeremy, 59, has been hospitalized at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles with a heart aneurysm and is currently in critical condition.

TMZ first reported the news. omg! spoke with Jeremy’s manager, Mike Esterman, who confirmed that the details posted on were accurate.

Jeremy drove himself to the hospital at around 2 - 3 a.m. on Wednesday morning after having chest pains. When his condition worsened, he was taken to the ICU where he was prepped for surgery.

Jeremy became famous initially for appearing in dozens of pornographic films, but later moved on to become more of a mainstream pop culture icon. The second-life of his career kicked into high gear after he starred on the second season of VH1’s “The Surreal Life” in 2004 on the now defunct WB network, during which he became close with the late Tammy Faye Messner.

Many of Jeremy's famous friends have already been tweeting messages of support.

Check back here for updates on Jeremy’s condition.

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