Demi Moore 911 call released, woman says: 'She smoked something,' is 'convulsing' (Audio, transcript)
Audio of the emergency phone call made from Demi Moore's home earlier this week, before she was taken to a Los Angeles hospital, has been released.
The chilling conversation, which lasted at least seven minutes and involved several people at the house, took place on 10:45 p.m. on Monday. January 23. That day, the Los Angeles City Fire Department confirmed it received a 911 call from someone at the 49-year-old actress' residence and that paramedics transported a person to a hospital, without naming names.
An unidentified woman tells the emergency dispatcher that Moore "smoked something" that is "not marijuana" and was having "convulsions of some sort." (listen to the call above and see transcript below)
"She smoked something, you know, but the reaction was accidental," the woman adds.
Moore has appeared thinner in recent months and announced in November that she had decided to end her six-year marriage to Ashton Kutcher, 33.Moore's spokesperson later said in a statement to OnTheRedCarpet.com: "Because of the stresses in her life right now, Demi has chosen to seek professional assistance to treat her exhaustion and improve her overall health. She looks forward to getting well and is grateful for the support of her family and friends."
The actress' rep did not comment about whether Moore was currently in a hospital or whether her treatment program would take place inside a medical facility.
Moore and her reps have also not confirmed or denied reports by websites such as TMZ, which said the actress' "friend called paramedics Monday night after the actress inhaled a dangerous amount of nitrous oxide," also known as doing "whip-its," and Radar Online, which said she "is being treated for anorexia, among other substance abuse issues" and quoted a source close to the matter as saying "she collapsed after having an epileptic seizure."
"We have no information beyond our statement," Moore's spokesperson told OnTheRedCarpet.com.
Check out a partial transcript of the 911 call made from Demi Moore's home on Monday.
WOMAN No. 1 to DISPATCHER: "She smoked something. It's not marijuana but it's similar to, it's similar to incense. And she seems to be having convulsions of some sort."
DISPATCHER: "Okay. Are you with the person at this time?"
WOMAN No. 1: "I'm actually in the other room, but yes."
DISPATCHER: "Okay, you gotta be next to her so we I ask questions but we have paramedics on the way. How old is she?"
WOMAN No. 1: "She is- how old is Demi? You guys?"
WOMAN No. 1: "Okay, we just need an ambulance here."
DISPATCHER: "Ma'am, listen to the questions. How old is she, roughly?"
WOMAN No. 1: (asks unidentified person) How old is Demi? 49."
DISPATCHER: "Okay, right now, is she awake?"
WOMAN No. 1: "Yes. Well, semi-conscious. Barely."
DISPATCHER: "Okay. Is she breathing?"
WOMAN No. 1: "Is she breathing? Yes."
DISPATCHER: "And she overdosed ..."
WOMAN No. 1: "She's convulsing."
DISPATCHER: "Okay, listen to me, keep watching her closely. Don't do anything, don't put anything in her mouth."
WOMAN No. 1: "I'm not."
DISPATCHER: "Was this accidental or intentional?"
WOMAN No. 1: "Ac- well, it was, she smoked something, you know, but it, the reaction was accidental."
DISPATCHER: "All right. Listen. Help is already on the way."
The woman then asks how long it would take for paramedics to arrive. She soon hands the phone to another woman.
DISPATCHER: "Is she breathing normally?"
WOMAN No. 2: "No. Not so normal but more, sort of shaking ... burning up." DISPATCHER: "All right, and what did she take?" WOMAN No. 2: "Some form of, I think, and then she smoked something, I didn't really see. She's been having some issues lately with some other stuff. I don't know what she's been taking or not ... she's burning up."
The dispatcher asks for someone to meet the paramedics at the home's gate.
DISPATCHER: "Is she able to respond to you?"
WOMAN No. 2: "Demi can you hear me? Yes, she's squeezing hands. There's no .. she can't speak." The dispatcher tells the woman not to put anything in Moore's mouth, hold her down or perform CPR, but rather to continue watching her until the paramedics arrive.
WOMAN No. 2: "She's convulsing, so we're holding her down."
DISPATCHER: "You don't have to hold her down. Just don't put anything in her mouth ... Just keep watching her, don't hang up."
WOMAN No. 2: "Hold on sir, I'm just holding her head."
DISPATCHER: "Whatever she took, make sure you have it out for the paramedics. Has she done this before?"
WOMAN No. 2: "I don't know. There's been some stuff recently that we're all just finding out."
DISPATCHER: "Is she a friend, relative, who is she?"
WOMAN No. 2: "Friend."
The woman then hands the phone to a man.
MAN: "I'm here with you."
DISPATCHER: "Make sure you keep watching her. Let me know if anything changes. Help is already on the way."
MAN: "Okay, she seemed to have calmed down."
The dispatcher reiterates not to give Moore any water or other substances.
DISPATCHER: "How is she doing right now?"
MAN: "She's much calmer."
DISPATCHER: Okay great. Anything change? She's still breathing okay?
MAN: "Yeah. Yeah. Now she's breathing fine. She's not convulsing and she's breathing fine. She seems very calm."
The dispatcher tells him that paramedics have arrived at the gate.