Former talk show host Rosie O’Donnell is recovering at her home after a serious heart attack last week, she has revealed.
The 50-year-old comedian suffered the attack shortly after helping an ‘enormous woman’ out of a vehicle, saying that she quickly Googled her symptoms and took the recommended Bayer Aspirin, which she believes saved her life.
“Thank god/saved by a tv commercial/literally… They call this type of heart attack/the Widow Maker/i am lucky to be here… by some miracle i was not one of them. maybe this is a heart attack… i googled womens heart attack symptoms/i had many of them/but really? – i thought – naaaa [sic],” O’Donnell Tweeted since the incident.
Doctors said that her coronary artery was 99% blocked, making it extremely surprising that she survived the incident.
Here’s to a speedy recovery! If she’s lucky, maybe Tom Cruise will send her some get well flowers.