- Actor Bob Odenkirk spoke out for the primary time since his hospitalization on Tuesday.
- The “Higher Name Saul” star confirmed in a tweet on Friday that he had a “small coronary heart assault.”
- “I will take a beat to get well however I will be again quickly,” Odenkirk wrote.
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“Higher Name Saul” star Bob Odenkirk spoke out on Friday for the primary time since his sudden hospitalization on Tuesday after collapsing on set.
“Hello. It is Bob. Thanks,” Odenkirk tweeted. “To my household and pals who’ve surrounded me this week. And for the outpouring of affection from everybody who expressed concern and take care of me. It is overwhelming. However I really feel the love and it means a lot.”
—Mr. Bob Odenkirk (@mrbobodenkirk) July 30, 2021
The actor mentioned in a follow-up tweet on Friday that he had a “small coronary heart assault,” and after a profitable stint on the hospital, is recovering. He added that the docs have been capable of repair the blockage behind the assault “with out surgical procedure.”
Odenkirk had collapsed on Tuesday whereas filming “Higher Name Saul” in New Mexico and needed to be hospitalized for a number of days. A day later, the actor’s representatives said in an email statement to Insider that Odenkirk was in “steady situation,” while his son tweeted, “He will be okay.”
—Nate Odenkirk (@birthdaynate) July 28, 2021
Shortly after news broke about Odenkirk’s hospitalization, pals and followers shared supportive messages on social media wishing the actor a speedy restoration.
Odenkirk’s “Breaking Unhealthy” costar Bryan Cranston wrote on Instagram on Wednesday that the information had made him “anxious all morning.”
“Please take a second in your day immediately to consider him and ship constructive ideas and prayers his method, thanks,” Cranston captioned a photograph of himself and Odenkirk.
Carter Bays, who labored with Odenkirk on the favored sitcom “How I Met Your Mom,” praised the actor as “gracious and humble” in a tweet.
“Think about writing comedy for a man who’s higher at writing comedy than you’ll ever be,” Bays wrote.
—Carter Bays (@CarterBays) July 28, 2021
Odenkirk’s “Mr. Present” cocreator and costar David Cross additionally shared a Twitter statement about the actor on Wednesday.
“He WILL get via this,” wrote Cross.
—david cross✍ (@davidcrosss) July 28, 2021
Odenkirk is best known for his position as Saul Goodman in “Breaking Unhealthy” and “Higher Name Saul” and for the sketch-comedy present “Mr. Present With Bob and David.” He most lately starred within the motion movie “No one.”
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