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Kevin Smith hospitalised with “massive heart attack”

February 26th, 2018 by Dave Bowling Comments

Writer, director, uber-geek and fountain of pop-cultural references and swear-words Kevin Smith was taken to hospital last night during a stand-up gig.

Smith was performing on stage in Glendale, California, when he was taken ill. Shortly after canceling the second set that night, he collapsed and was rushed to hospital with what Smith has since described as “a massive heart attack” caused by a blockage in his LAD artery.

After an operation to clear the blockage, it seems that Silent Bob is in a good, if serious, condition. He managed to post this image to social media from his hospital bed:

We’ve no further news yet, but we’ll let you know more when we do.

Read Smith’s original Facebook post here

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Dave was born at an early age to parents of both sexes. He has been a self-confessed geek for as long as he can remember, having been raised through the 80s on a steady diet of Doctor Who, Star Trek, Red Dwarf and (sigh) Knight Rider. Throw the usual assortment of Saturday morning cartoons into the mix and we have something quite exceptional: someone with an encyclopaedic knowledge of utter tosh; a love of giant robots and spaceships fighting; and the strange desire to leap tall buildings in a single bound while wearing his underpants over his trousers. The death ray is currently in the works and one day you shall all bow to him, his giant space station and fleet of funky orange space shuttles...