Sir, this is an emergency, said a female voice during the frantic Demi Moore 911 call released on Friday. We need an ambulance here as soon as possible, please.
Demi Moore was rushed to the hospital on Monday night when friends found her semi-conscious and having symptoms of a seizure. TMZ reported that Moore was doing whip-its, or nitrous oxide also known as laughing gas that offers a cheap, quick high.
The redacted tape of the 911 phone call was released by Los Angeles officials on Friday, in which Moore is described as convulsing, semi-conscious and burning up.
The call begins with confusion on the dispatcher's side, as the male dispatcher cannot determine the proper department field the call belongs to. The phone is then passed from the initial caller, who described herself as a friend, to another female voice.
Here is a full transcript of Demi Moore's 911 call on Monday. Some of the words are inaudible. You can also listen to the call below, courtesy of TMZ.
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Operator: Tell me exactly what happened there.
Female voice: She smoked something. It's not marijuana, but similar to incense, and [she] is having convulsions of some sort.
Operator: Are you with the person at this time?
Female: I'm actually in the other room.
Operator: You gotta be next to her so I can ask some questions. We have paramedics on the way. How old is she?
(A confusion erupts about the age as the female caller questions others how old Moore is as the operator asks how old she is roughly. The caller finally answers 49.)
Female: We just need an ambulance here as fast as you can.
Operator: Right now is she awake?
Female: Yes, well, semi-conscious barely.
Operator: Is she breathing?
Female: Is she breathing yes. She's convulsing.
Operator: Keep watching her closely, don't do anything don't put anything in her mouth.
Female: We are.
Operator: Was this accidental or intentional?
Female: Acc...well..uh...it was she smoked something, you know, but it was the reaction was accidental.
Operator: Listen help is already on the way.
(The female passes the phone to another female and the caller and operator talk about the location and gate code. The operator instructs the frantic caller to listen, saying, mam pay attention.)
Operator: Is she breathing normally?
Female: Um no not so normal more sort of shaking and convulsing, burning up.
Operator: What did she take?
Female: [redacted portion] ...and then she smoked something I didn't really see She's been having some issues lately with some other stuff So I don't know what she's been taking or not.
(The operator updates that help is on the way.)
Operator: Are you next to her right now?
Female: Yes I am I'm trying to do two things at once what do you suggest I can do to make anything better?
(The operator gives directions not to give Moore any food or drink.)
Female: I'm just taking cold water and putting it on her back because she's burning up I don't know what would have made her do that.
(There is more discussion about the gate code and location.)
Female: She's burning up do you suggest to just keep putting cold water on her?
Operator: No this is what I want you to do. Are u next to her right now?
Operator: Is she able to respond to you?
Female: Demi, can you hear me? Yeah she's squeezing hands, there's no um, she can't speak.
Operator: If she's not completely passed out, this is what I want you to do. Don't give her anything to eat or drink, have her rest in a position of comfort and wait for the paramedics.
Female: Yeah but she's convulsing so we're holding her down.
Operator: No don't hold her down don't put anything on her mouth don't hold her down don't do CPR.
(More talk about directions to the Beverly Hills home.)
Operator: Has she done this before?
Female: I don't know. There's been some stuff recently that we're all just finding out.
Operator: Is she a friend relative who is she?
(The phone is passed to a male and more directions are given.)
Male voice: She seems to have calmed down all of a sudden and is speaking.
(The operator gives more directions.)
Operator: How's she doing right now?
Male: She's much calmer.
Operator: Ok good Anything change? Is she still breathing ok?
Male: Yeah now she's breathing fine she's not convulsing and she's breathing fine and seems very calm she's leaning up and she's talking quiet.
(Paramedics arrive shortly after and the call is ended.)
Demi Moore's representative, publicist Carrie Gordon, released a statement to the media on Tuesday which said, 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.
Demi Moore split from actor Ashton Kutcher in November after rumors emerged that he cheated on her.