Close Calls: Celebrities Who Survived Freakish Near-Death Experiences

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Celebrities Who Survived Near-Death Experiences

It takes quite a miracle for celebrities to reach their levels of fame. It’s mostly skill and dedication, but it’s also a ton of luck. Not only is it luck they became famous but luck they even survived!

Don’t believe us. Here are a bunch of celebrities that should thank their lucky stars they’re even alive right now.

Kanye West – We all know about the infamous car accident that almost killed him. He even rapped part of his debut with his jaw wired shut.

Lil Wayne – He accidentally shot himself in the nards when he was a teenager, losing enough blood to almost kill himself.

Diddy – Just last week he almost lost it all in a dangerous car accident.

US player Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy, the Venus Rosewater Dish on the clubhouse balcony after her women's singles final victory over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska on day 12 of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 7, 2012. Serena Williams won the match 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. PHOTO/ MIGUEL MEDINA

Serena Williams – A freak intestinal disease almost ended her life…but she came back to dominate.

Nick Cannon – He also had a freak disease that nearly took him out. But he’s got a clean bill of health now.

Rick Ross – He had a series of seizures last year that freaked everyone out, too.


Michael Jordan – Not many people know this but MJ nearly drowned when he was just a kid. Imagine a world without Michael Jordan.

Jay-Z – He’s constantly rapping about the one time three bullets flew right by his head and barely missed him. Close call, Jigga.


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