Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People: Meat Loaf Collapses Onstage from Dehydration, His Rep Says, but Now He's 'Recovering Well'

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

People: Meat Loaf Collapses Onstage from Dehydration, His Rep Says, but Now He's 'Recovering Well'

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Meat Loaf collapses

Meat Loaf was "responsive and recovering well" after collapsing onstage Thursday night in Canada, according to his representative.

The 68-year-old rock singer, whose real name is Marvin Lee Aday, was singing his hit "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" near the end of a concert at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton when he dropped his microphone and fell to the floor, the Associated Press reported.

Concert-goers were asked to leave the venue, and Meat Loaf was taken to a hospital. There, he underwent "routine tests," and his vital signs were found to be "stable and normal," his publicist, Caitlin DeForest, said early Friday.

The episode, DeForest added, was the result of "severe dehydration."

Meat Loaf has collapsed onstage before, including in 2011 in Pittsburgh and in 2003 at Wembley Arena in London. …

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