Jerry Lawler's son Kevin has told TMZ.com that Lawler is now "awake, alert and responsive." The report notes that Lawler is still unable to speak due to medical tubes, however he is communicating by writing on a tablet. The following is an excerpt from the report:
TMZ spoke with Kevin Lawler ... who tells us, "[Jerry] is hooked up to tubes and is still not able to speak … but he's writing stuff on a notepad to talk to people."
"Not just brief notes, but detailed stories which show he knows where he is and what is going on."