Paramedics were called to Piana’s home in Florida earlier this week.
UPDATE: Rich Piana and 5% Percent Nutrition director of marketing Jon Gatewood has confirmed with Generation Iron that Rich Piana is in stable condition and improving. It is still unknown what the direct cause of his hospitalization beyond rumors of overdose.
Original story follows below:
TMZ Sports reports that Piana was placed in a medically induced coma earlier this week after suffering an undisclosed “medical emergency.” Emergency medical technicians were called in response to a potential drug overdose. Piana was found unresponsive and transported to a local hospital.
We are following this story and will keep you updated as it develops. Our thoughts and prayers are with Rich Piana and his family during this difficult time.