Bodybuilder Rich Piana, medically induced coma after a possible overdose Bodybuilding superstar Rich Piana was placed in a medically induced coma after he collapsed at his Florida home in front is girlfriend Monday afternoon. Piana, 46, has an enormous following on social media, lost consciousness and hit his head as he fell and is now fighting his life. His partner, Chanel Jansen, phoned 911 and reported that the former Mr. California had suffered a possible overdose, law enforcement officers said in a statement. When they arrived, Piana was unresponsive and was transported to a nearby hospital where he was placed into a medically induced coma according a TMZ report. Jansen released a statement today regarding Piana's current medical state. All myself and his family are asking is POSITIVE thoughts, prayers, and love. Piana said he took the drugs on-and-off over the course of 27 years, advised is followers against the same unhealthy routine, ultimately backing up his decision. If you have the choice do steroids or stay natural, stay natural. There's no reason steroids, you're only hurting your body and hurting yourself, Piana said. Piana conceded that he began feeling immense pressure to intensify is routine after he started getting booted offstage during shows. I'm happy with everything I chose and happy the way that everything went in my life and I would not have done anything different. After he announced past steroid cycle, Piana vanished periodically from the blogging scene, tipping off his viewers that he may have gotten into some sort of legal trouble possibly hospitalized. He later returned without explanation. He has repeatedly referred to his slogan of Whatever It Takes, when discussing the risky lengths he would go to succeed the muscle-building business. last year, Piana and is wife, Sara Heimis, announced their decision separate after nearly one year of marriage. I believe the time as come announce that and I are no longer together. It was crazy wonderful more than anyone could imagine year together!!