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CBS Meteorologist Collapses During Live Telecast


CBS Los Angeles meteorologist Alissa Carlson Schwartz collapsed on live air during her 7 a.m. weather report Saturday.

As Schwartz’s co-anchors cut to her, she slowly leaned forward onto her desk and collapsed to the floor.

Schwartz’s co-anchors went to break the moment after her collapse.


From the New York Post:

Her co-anchors, Nichelle Medina and Rachel Kim, initially don’t seem to notice.

After a couple of seconds, Kim let out an “oh!” and Medina tells viewers “we’re going to take a quick break right now.”

“Yeah,” Kim agreed, as the network cut to commercial.

According to TMZ, the morning show did not return to a live segment.

Schwartz later posted on Facebook around 2:30 p.m. that she’s “going to be ok!” and thanked friends and viewers for the well-wishes.

According to TMZ, Schwartz had a similar medical episode several years ago.

Here’s the thing … Carlson had previously experienced a similar episode years ago — throwing up on set during a weather report when she was at a different station — and as a result … she was diagnosed with a leaky heart valve. That was back in 2014.

Unclear if her previous diagnosis played any role in Saturday’s episode. We’ve reached out to KCAL for a statement … so far, no word back. They haven’t addressed this at all thus far.

“Our colleague Alissa Carlson became ill during our 7 AM newscast this morning. I want to thank her co-workers who took immediate action to comfort Alissa and call 911. Alissa is being treated at the hospital right now. Hopefully we’ll know more shortly. In the meantime, Alissa will be in our thoughts and we’re praying for her to be feeling much better soon,” CBS Los Angeles Vice President and News Director Mike Dello Stritto told TMZ.

The Died Suddenly twitter account reminded followers that the majority of media and news outlets enforced strict COVID-19 jab mandates.

So how many times have we seen this happen recently?

Here’s just a few:

Just a coincidence, I’m sure!


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