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The manager of Gary Coleman is asking for our "thoughts and prayers" as the former child star, now 42, is on life support after suffering a brain hemorrhage.

He suffered the injury in his Utah home on Wednesday. Coleman was hospitalized for treatment, his manager John Alcantar said, and was in critical condition.

Things took a turn for the worse, though, when Coleman was transferred to the ICU at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center for further tests and treatment:

"As of May 27, Mr. Coleman was conscious and lucid. By early afternoon, Mr. Coleman was slipping in and out of consciousness and his condition worsened.

"We are very saddened to announce that since mid-afternoon, Mountain Time, on May 27, 2010, Mr. Coleman has been unconscious and on life support."

Alcantar says that despite Coleman's recent history of health problems and personal issues, "he always has had fond memories of being an entertainer."

"He appreciates his fans for all their support. At this critical moment, we can only ask for thoughts and prayers for Gary to make a speedy, full recovery."

If it's any consolation, Bret Michaels also suffered a brain hemorrhage and bounced back from similarly long odds. Here's hoping Coleman can do the same.

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by Free Britney at

Gary Coleman is hospitalized and in critical condition, according to reports.

The former star of Diff'rent Strokes was admitted to the intensive care unit at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah, the day before yesterday.

The star's manager revealed little if anything when asked by E! News: "We're just getting bits and pieces right now, so there's really nothing to report."

Coleman's brother said he had sustained a head injury after a fall.

Gary Coleman's health is failing. Get well soon, man.

As a result of the kidney disease he suffered as a child, the 42-year-old Coleman has been plagued with serious health problems throughout adulthood.

He has had at least two kidney transplants and ongoing dialysis; this February, he had a seizure on the set of The Insider. He had heart surgery in 2009.

Coleman has lived in Utah since 2005; he married wife Shannon Price in 2007. He was arrested for domestic violence against Price back in January.

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by Free Britney at

Troubled actor Gary Coleman is being treated at a Los Angeles area hospital after suffering a seizure on the set of The Insider Friday, the show itself reports.

The star has "received immediate medical attention by Drew Pinsky, M.D. who was sitting next to him at the time," according to The Insider. Yes, seriously.

"He was transferred in stable condition to a local hospital."

Last month, the 41-year-old was briefly hospitalized in L.A. after he suffered what he called "seizure activity." He was also arrested for domestic violence.

Gary Coleman has a history of health problems.

It's not clear if Gary's wife Shannon is with him at this time. The ailing Coleman was born with failed kidneys and underwent two transplants before age 14.

At one stage in his life, he underwent dialysis four times a day to survive.

It's unclear if his recent seizures are kidney-related, but regardless, it's good to hear things appear stable. Here's hoping Gary recovers fully and quickly.

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There may be different strokes for different folks, but violence is never an answer, Gary Coleman.

The diminutive former sitcom star was arrested on one count of domestic assault (a misdemeanor) in Santaquin, Utah this afternoon. He was picked up due to a warrant stemming from a prior incident.

Coleman was held on $1,725 bail and released a day after his arrest. Police would not report the name of the alleged victim, but Gary and wife Shannon Price have had many problems over the years.

The couple actually appeared on Divorce Court in 2008 and Price was arrested for domestic violence in July of last year. We'll keep our eyes on this story as it progresses.

Gary Coleman Mug Shot

** UPDATE: Coleman's lawyer has emphasized that his client was not arrested on a new charge:

"During the course of the investigation, a misdemeanor warrant for failure to appear was located for Gary Coleman. Mr. Coleman was taken into custody and booked at the Utah County Jail without incident. The arrest warrant is unrelated to the original [call]."

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by Free Britney at

Gary Coleman's wife, Shannon Price, was apparently arrested last night on charges of domestic violence and disorderly conduct in Santaquin, Utah.

The former Diff'rent Strokes star and his wife have a home there.

According to the local sheriff's website, Shannon Price was booked for the two misdemeanors at 8:32 p.m. and then released on $1,205 bond.

Shannon Price Mug Shot

Cops report that Shannon Price allegedly broke some household items belonging to Gary Coleman, but that the actor was not physically harmed in the tirade.

Coleman, 41, secretly wed Price, 22, on August 28, 2007, after five months of dating. They met on the set of the 2006 comedy film Church Ball.

In 2008, Coleman and Price appeared on the show Divorce Court to air their differences in front of Judge Lynn Toler. Uncharacteristically for Divorce Court participants, they appeared to save their marriage rather than initiate a separation.

Perhaps a return engagement will be in order after this?

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