Thursday, March 5, 2009

Comedian Robin Williams Hospitalized

CNN and other news outlets are reporting that comedian and actor Robin Williams is having heart health issues and shortness of breath, and was advised to take a week off from the 80-city tour of his one-man comedy show after the comedian experienced some health issues according.

Performances set for this week in three Florida cities -- Hollywood, Orlando and Tampa -- will be put off until later, Williams’ publicist said in a statement on Williams' Web site.

"Williams was experiencing shortness of breath and is currently being evaluated by doctors who are recommending a week of rest," the statement said.
Williams, 57, will return to the stage with his "Weapons of Self-Destruction" show in Jacksonville, Florida, next Wednesday night, it said.

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