ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk said on Friday he had “had a small heart attack” but will be “again soon”.
The 58-year-old actor took to Twitter to make his first public statement since collapsing on the show in Albuquerque, New Mexico, which took place on Tuesday.
“Hi. It’s Bob,” Odenkirk tweeted. “Thank you. To my family and friends who surrounded me this week. And for the outpouring of love from all who have expressed their concern and concern for me. It’s overwhelming. But I feel the love and it means so much. ”
“I had a small heart attack,” he continued. “But I’m doing well thanks to Rosa Estrada and the doctors who knew how to fix the blockage without surgery.”
His representatives had previously only said he had a ‘heart-related incident’ and was stable in an Albuquerque hospital after collapsing while shooting the sixth and final season of the show. Odenkirk also thanks the network that broadcasts “Better Call Saul” and the company that produces it.
“AMC and SONY’s support and assistance throughout this series was on the next level,” he tweeted. “I’m going to take a break to recover, but I’ll be back soon.”
The tone of Odenkirk’s friends and fellow stars had already shifted from concern to relief before his tweets.
“I just got off the phone with Bob, and he’s fine!” David Cross, who formed a comedy duo with Odenkirk to make the HBO sketch show “Mr. Show.” “Joke and jap and joshing. Both he and his family were overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and concern that everyone showed. You will hear from him soon. But he is doing very well !!! ”
Odenkirk was nominated for four Emmys for portraying the title character, a lawyer named Jimmy McGill who became increasingly corrupt and adopted the pseudonym Saul Goodman, the ‘criminal lawyer’ who appeared in dozens of episodes of ‘Breaking’ Bad ”Before he gets his own discount.
Both shows were recorded in New Mexico, and mostly in New Mexico.