EXCLUSIVE: Larry Flynt Rushed To Hospital

Jun. 21 2009, Published 7:44 a.m. ET

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Hustler kingpin Larry Flynt was rushed to a Los Angeles-area hospital Emergency Room on Saturday afternoon, has learned exclusively.

This is Larry Flynt’s car parked at Los Angeles-area hospital Saturday while he was in the emergency room.

While his ailment and current condition remains a mystery, it appears that Flynt was driven to the hospital in his own car, and not taken by ambulance, according to a source.

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He was said to be moaning in pain before being driven to medical care.

Click here for photos of Flynt¹s whirlind life, from controversial trials to

big screen dreams.

The 66-year-old is paralyzed from the waist down, the result of a 1978 assassination attempt. He is head of Larry Flynt Publications, which counts Hustler magazine as its crown jewel, and is reported to average $300 million per year in revenue.

The Hustler brand includes the magazine, novelty shops and even a Gentleman's Club.

Flynt has been married five times, and is father to five children. His current wife, Elizabeth Berrios, has been his bride since 1998. The porn mogul has been a perpetual presence in American courts throughout the decades, pushing boundaries with his depictions of sex and issues of free


His life was chronicled in the film The People vs. Larry Flynt, where the mogul was played by Woody Harrelson.

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