'Better Call Saul' Actor Bob Odenkirk Hospitalised After Collapsing on Set

'Better Call Saul' Actor Bob Odenkirk Hospitalised After Collapsing on Set

  • American actor and comedian Bob Odenkirk has been hospitalised after collapsing on set
  • According to his representative, Odenkirk was filming Better Call Saul when he suddenly collapsed
  • Social media users wished him a quick recovery and the cause of his collapse has not been divulged

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Better Call Saul actor Bob Odenkirk was rushed to hospital on Tuesday, July 27 after collapsing while on set.

Actor Bob Odenkirk collapsed on set.
'Better Call Saul' actor Bob Odenkirk collapsed on set. Photo: John Lamparski.
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According to his representative, the 53-year-old was filming the sixth season of the show in New Mexico when he suddenly collapsed.

Cast members quickly surrounded the actor before calling an ambulance. The representative divulged that Odenkirk was still receiving treatment by Tuesday night.

However, he did not shed light on why the actor collapsed.

Better Call Saul is a spin-off of the famous movie series Breaking Bad. The two-time Emmy winner plays Saul Goodman, a lawyer and conman.

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Following news of his hospitalisation, social media users sent their best wishes by writing:

@KristerJohnson

“Dear Universe: I would very much like some good news about the comedy hero and kind soul.”

@Sharkyl:

“Really rooting for Bob Odenkirk to make a strong recovery. Hang in there, Bob.”

@IamHappyToast:

"Oh, bloody hell, all thoughts, prayers and mystical powers of the multiverse to Bob Odenkirk. Be well."

@MJMcKean

"Sending huge love to our @mrbobodenkirk. You got this, brother."

@timheidecker

"Let’s all please keep our Godfather @mrbobodenkirk in our thoughts tonight as it appears he’s in the hospital! Love you Bob!"

@MichaelSalfino:

"So upset about Bob Odenkirk that I can't even sleep."

Keyshia Cole’s mum Frankie Lons passes away on her birthday aged 61

In more world celebrity news, Briefly News previously reported that the family of R&B musician Keyshia Cole is mourning their mother, Frankie Lons, who passed away on her birthday, aged 61.

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Frankie is known to have had a decade long struggle with drug addiction and it's believed that's what led to her death.

According to TMZ, who spoke to Cole’s brother Sam, Frankie is believed to have overdosed on drugs at her Oakland home on Sunday, July 18. Frankie was reportedly on a journey to sobriety when she relapsed and took drugs during her birthday celebrations.

Singer's sister reveals details

Going on her Instagram Stories, Cole's sister Elite Noel shared a post saying she was experiencing the worst pain ever after watching her mum in a body bag.

Sam said the family kept in touch with their mother and were proud that she was staying sober.

They want her to be remembered as a loving mother who wanted unity in her home despite a turbulent history.

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Cole was given up for adoption while very young by Frankie and her biological dad, Virgil Hunter, and was raised by family friends.

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She was reunited with her mother way later after hitting big in music, with the singer featuring her on her TV series Keyshia Cole: My New Life.

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