“I have an insider who tells me that paramedics were called after Steve claimed to be suffering from severe chest pains and shortness of breath,” writes the user, JohnTW.
It turned out not to be true, and by 10:20amET the iReport had been removed. But Apple’s stock dropped significantly after the report first circulated, and Blodget writes “we expect this will lead to an SEC investigation.”
CNN gave us this statement regarding the matter:
- As Time Warner Ends Vice Talks, A&E Plans $250M Stake in Media Company
- Reporter Departs CNN with Pencils, Pads, First Aid Kit and One Regret: 'There Are Far Too Few Redheads on CNN'
- Attorney Wants Retraction of CNN Story
- In 'The News Sorority,' Couric is 'Brash,' Sawyer 'Machiavellian,' Amanpour's 'Moral Superiority'