WWE legend Jake ‘the Snake’ Roberts has reportedly been hospitalized in Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Roberts flew to a show in Vegas, but passed out during the flight and was subsequently was taken to a hospital upon landing. Wrestling Inc. reports that Roberts has double pneumonia, along with fluid in his lungs and a mass on his brain.
Diamond Dallas Page offered up this update on Twitter after speaking with Roberts’ girlfriend:
Roberts, 59, previously spent time living with Page in Florida, taking DDP’s yoga program to work his body back toward health. The story was featured on HBO’s Real Sports last year. The WWE inducted Roberts into its Hall of Fame in its Class of 2014. Roberts reportedly had emergency surgery in February to remove a tumor behind his knee.