Molly Meldrum is in a critical condition after almost falling to his death at his home in Melbourne. Ambulance officers were called to his home in Richmond earlier tonight after Meldrum fell from a ladder. He was placed in an induced coma and rushed to the Alfred Hospital.
An Ambulance officer told the Australian:
He fell from a ladder, at some height, he was unconscious when we arrived.
Triple J presenter, Brendan Mclean tweeted:
I don’t think Australia will handle it if Molly Meldrum doesn’t pull through. He is like everyone’s wonderful uncle. #LoveYouMolly
Ruby Rose Tweeted:
I am sending my love and strength and energy to Molly Meldrum and very good friend and beautiful man. Please do the same. I love you man.
Meldrum has been involved in the Aussie music scene for nearly 50 years; he first started as a presenter for Countdown.
Molly recently inducted Kylie Minogue into the Aria hall of fame.