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Billy Corgan Sends Wrestling Icon Best Wishes

Billy Corgan Sends Wrestling Icon Best Wishes

Smashing Pumpkins leadman Billy Corgan expressed his hopes that wrestler Jerry "The King" Lawler recovers after collapsing during a broadcast of Monday Night Raw.

"Prayers go out for our brother Jerry 'The King' Lawler," tweeted Corgan.

The former professional wrestler, now commentator, had a heart attack behind the announcers' desk during a match at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.

"Jerry 'The King' Lawler suffered a heart attack while commentating during Monday night's broadcast of Monday Night Raw in Montreal. We are hopeful Jerry makes a full recovery and returns to WWE in the near future. Our thoughts are with Jerry and his family," a WWE rep said in a statement.

Some present at the event wondered whether the collapse was staged, a possibility quickly foreclosed by the appearance of emergency crews.

by RTT Staff Writer

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