IShowSpeed sends update from hospital bed after undergoing emergency surgery on mystery eye injury as KSI shows support | The Sun

INTERNET star IShowSpeed has posted an update after he underwent surgery on his mystery eye injury.

The Cristiano Ronaldo superfan was rushed to hospital on Sunday with a swollen eye while he was in Tokyo.

Speed, 18, has since undergone surgery, but is still in pain as he insists in his video that has been uploaded to update his fans on his condition.

In the clip, Speed – whose real name is actually Darren Watkins Jr.  – can be seen with his eye still swollen lying in a hospital bed as he addresses his followers.

He said on his YouTube channel: "Alright guys, right now yall, I am still currently in the hospital.

"I really just want to go home and stream for you all, but I don't know how long I am going to be here, I am hospitalized.


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"They can keep me here for months, weeks, days, years if they want to.

"Basically the symptoms that I am having is that this hurts (as he gestures to his eye), it is like an ache right here and back here.

"But guys, every second I think I am going to die, every second.

"It hurts so bad, my heart is beating so fast, I love you all, please I have never experienced anything like this.

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Speed insisted that he just wants to be streamingCredit: YouTube/IShowSpeed
While KSI also sent his supportCredit: Getty

"My parents are about to fly all the way to Tokyo.

"This is hard to be in a hospital, I just want to stream, play Fifa and talk about KSI's forehead."

The video caught the attention of YouTuber and boxer KSI, who sent his support to the American on Twitter.

He wrote: "Even in his worst state, he’s still found the energy to talk about my damn forehead 😂. Praying for you bro 🙏🏿."

Speed is known for his love of football legend Ronaldo.

He shot to fame by strangely pronouncing his name on a live stream and adopting his iconic "Suii" celebration.

Speed has since travelled the world watching his idol in action and gained a huge following due to his unique personality.

The star watched Ronaldo's Al-Nassr play a pre-season friendly versus PSG during his current trip in Japan.

Speed mingled with Kim Kardashian and her kids in the stands.

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Earlier this summer, the social media sensation was at the FA Cup final between Manchester United and Manchester City where he was shockingly punched by a fan.

Speed's dreams did come true when he met Ronaldo after a Portugal match in June.

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