Howie Mandel is “home and better” after passing out and being rushed to the hospital.
The ‘America’s Got Talent’ judge has given fans an update and revealed that he was “dehydrated and had low blood sugar” when he collapsed at a Starbucks on Wednesday (10/13/21).
He tweeted: “I’m home and I’m better. I was dehydrated and had low blood sugar.”
“I appreciate the great doctors and nurses who took such good care of me. Thanks to everyone who reached out, but I’m fine!”
Sources had told TMZ how paramedics were called to the scene and brought Howie to the hospital in Tarzana, though the 65-year-old star was able to sit down when the Los Angeles Fire Department arrived at the cafe.
According to insiders, the host of ‘Deal or No Deal’ is a regular at the Starbucks branch.
Meanwhile, Howie recently admitted that he has been “reeling” on the brink of depression because his struggle with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and being a “world-renowned germophobic” has made living life amid the coronavirus pandemic. Be difficult.
He said: “People have jokingly said that you have been planning this. It is a nightmare for me, it is very difficult …
“Honestly, I’m really down and reeling from depression right now as we speak. You watch a high rope act on ‘AGT, they keep their balance and they don’t fall off, I feel like this is how I live.
“I have a smile and I can do wonderful things and have an incredible life and an incredible family, incredible support, medically, but I’m not going to lie to you, this is really crazy.”
Howie, who has three children with his wife, admitted that he only sought help for his struggles after an ultimatum from his wife.
He said: “What convinced me to seek help was an ultimatum from my wife who said, ‘Either you get help or you go,’ and I would not leave, I am still here and received help.”