Cops Were Reportedly Called on RZA After He Went Off on Hospital Staff

The Wu-Tang rapper allegedly began screaming at staff members because his son wasn't receiving adequate treatment.


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Here’s a reminder that even the mellowest individuals have their breaking points.

According to TMZ, RZA reportedly rushed to an emergency room Saturday, seeking medical treatment for his son. Though the details of his child’s condition have not been revealed, it sounds like the situation was pretty severe. The outlet reports the Wu-Tang rapper became increasingly angry over the level of care his son was receiving and eventually started screaming at the hospital staff.

Sources told TMZ that RZA’s temper became so aggressive that a supervisor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ended up calling the police. Authorities are said to have arrived shortly after; however, once they stepped onto the scene, RZA had reportedly calmed down. Los Angeles officers left the hospital without issuing a citation.

According to insiders, RZA and his son are still at the hospital.

Earlier this week, it was announced that the Wu-Tang founder was developing a Hulu series centered on his legendary hip-hop group. The 10-episode show, titled Wu-Tang: An American Saga, will be heavily based on RZA’s books, The Wu-Tang Manual and Tao of Wu.

"I’m delighted to be partnering with Hulu and Imagine to explore the vast story of the Wuniverse," RZA said in press release. "Wu-Tang through our music has always strove to inspire as we entertain. This opportunity to continue the Wu saga in a 10-episode series will exponentially increase our inspirational style of entertainment. In the immortal words of ODB 'Wu-Tang is for the Children.'"

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