His son gave reassuring news, on social networks. But the heart attack he suffered almost cost him his life.
Saul is Better. Bob odenkirk is aware and awake and “about to recover“. After collapsing on the plateau of Better call saul this Wednesday and having been rushed to hospital, his representatives assure today that the 58-year-old actor is out of danger:
“We can confirm that Bob is in stable condition after suffering a cardiac incident. He and his family would like to express their gratitude to the incredible doctors and nurses who care for him, as well as the cast, crew and producers who have stayed by his side. The Odenkirks would also like to thank everyone for the outpouring of support. They now need privacy so that Bob can work on his recovery.“
The son of the ex-star of breaking Bad, Nate Odenkirk, also tweeted: “He’s going to be okay. “
He’s going to be okay.
– Nate Odenkirk (@birthdaynate) July 28, 2021
In the process, the American channel AMC, which broadcasts Better call saul, also expressed his love for “Bob, someone we know and have been fortunate enough to work with for a long time. The immediate outpouring of affection and concern from fans around the world is a clear reflection of his immense talents and ability to move and entertain people. Like everyone else, we are very grateful to know that he is in stable condition and is receiving excellent care. We wish him a speedy and full recovery. “
The very knowledgeable TMZ website nevertheless reports that the incident was very serious. The state of Bob odenkirk would have remained unstable for 24 hours, but it seems to be out of the woods now. TMZ even specifying that the actor was not conscious during his first hours in the hospital.
In any case, his stroke scared his playmates quite a bit. Like Bryan cranston, who posted yesterday: “Today I woke up to news that made me anxious all morning. My friend, Bob odenkirk collapsed last night on the set of Better call saul. Please take a moment in your day today to think about him and send positive thoughts and prayers …“For his part, David cross, his sidekick Mr. Show With Bob and David tweeted: “Bob is one of the strongest people I know both physically and spiritually. He will get away with this.”
I will share what I know when I can but Bob is one of the strongest people I know both physically and spiritually. He WILL get through this.
– david cross✍ (@davidcrosss) July 28, 2021
Still, the filming of the final season of Better call saul obviously not going to resume right away. Half of the episodes were in the box when the incident took place. The broadcast of this season 6 of Better call saul is scheduled for 2022.