After several failed attempts at the guitar , Berry played keyboard -- then slumped over. Berry was reportedly taken off stage. but came back 15 minutes later and tried resuming the show ... but was reportedly taken off stage again. He returned one more time, assured fans he was OK , and did his signature duck walk before leaving for good.
Berry did not go to the hospital ... he reportedly took a limo home.
Wow, Berry has been on stage rockin and rollin since the early 1950s. If he was going to go to Rock and Roll heaven, doing it on stage would have been the spot to go!!!
Last month, it was announced by Showtime that Kansas City , Mo native and Oscar nominated actor Don Cheadle' will star and executive produce the new dramedy House of Lies. It is about “a self-loathing management consultant from a top-tier firm” who will “use any means (or anyone) necessary to get his clients the information they want.”The series, which is being created and written by Matthew Carnahan (who also will co-produce) from the book "House of Lies: How Management Consultants Steal Your Watch and Tell You The Time." will begin production in February
Other ILLIMOians made chart feats this week: St. Louis bed rap mogul Nelly's comeback single, "Just a Dream" falls out of the Top 10 of the Hot 100 from No. 10 to No 12, spending 16 weeks in the Top 10 and peaking at No. 3.....St. Joseph native rapper Eminem has three songs in the Hot 100 this week. He rebounds from No, 37 to No. 29 with "No Love:"featuring Lil Wayne (peaking at No. 23) and from No. 37 to No. 29 with his No. 1 2011 Grammy nominated single, "Love the way you Lie" featuring Rihanna. He also re-debuts as a featured artist on rapper Nicki Minaj's single's "Romans'; Revenge's at No. 84. .....Chicago native rapper Twista holds a second week at No. 6 on the Hip-hop/R&B Singles chart with "Make a Movie" featuring Chris Brown....Chicago native singer/producer R Kelly has two singles in the Top 40 of the Hot Hop/R&B Singles Chart with his 2011 Grammy nominated "When a Woman Loves" that falls from its peak at No. 20 to No 22 (it also peaked at its debut on the Hot 100 last week at No. 93) and his newest single, the title track to his newest CD, "Love Letter " that moves up from No. 42 to No. 38 in its 5th week.
East St. Louis native/NYC resident actress Ginger Brown has landed a role on the longtime ABC soap opera "One Life to Live." On it, she will play a Capricorn Nightclub waitress. She is in a New years Eve party scene which should air sometime this week.
Chitown talk show mogul Oprah Winfrey is set to launch her own network, OWN Jan. 1 It will be located above channels 200.
St. Louis bred rap icon Nelly will have a NYE celebration at Club Haze in Las Vegas. In unrelated Nelly newz, he confirmed his relationship with R&B singer Ashanti is over. Rumors of their rejoining came about when she was his guest on his private listening party in New York for his CD, "5.0" this summer and her racy lap dance during her performance at his annual Black and White ball held in St. Louis recently(and her defiantly saying from the stage that she was single). "I'm married to my work," he said.
St. Louis native singer/giutarist Todd Sarvies (center) , who was a finalist in P Diddy's reality competition show "Starmaker" last year on MTV, was added to actor/singer Bryan Greenberg's (right) concert that will take place Jan 1 at the Old Rock House in St. Louis.
St. Louis native actress Cleo King can be seen in the new sitcom, "Mike and Molly" playing the role of Nana. The show airs Monday nites on CBS.
The new Retro Air Jordans have caused swift walks to the malls Christmas Eve. The sneaks from former Chicago Bulls superstar and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan is called "Cool Grey" retail at $175 and from reports last minute Xmas shoppers are getting into physical altercations in department stores to cop a pair of the shoe that is only on sale for 24 hours. The shoe has already been up on Ebay with a bid as of Dec 24 at close to $400.
Chitown native and Internet sensation Antoine Dodson is wrapping up his year sort of speak with a X-mas parody of his viral video and Autotune song, "Bed Intruder Song." Retitled, "Chimney Intruder," Dodson debuted the new 2 minute video on The George Lopez Show Dec 21 where he warned folk to "Hide your gifts, Hide your Trees' and "Come through my chimney, I'll show you a nutcracker" against Santa.
Congrats to STL native and Venice, Calif, resident model Jud Bizra who won $1million in the Finale of Survivor: Nicaragua this past Sunday on CBS! At 21 years old, he became the youngest winner of the realty competition show in the seres' history!