Bob Odenkirk has found a silver lining in a major medical scare he suffered last week … he feels like a real-life Jimmy Stewart character from “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
Bob is on the mend after collapsing on the New Mexico set of “Better Call Saul.” It was extremely serious at first, with a very uncertain outcome. But, Bob’s rebounded in a big way, and he’s clearly moved by the love and concern from family, friends and fans.
I am doing great. I’ve had my very own “It’s a wonderful life” week of people insisting I make the world slightly better. Wow! Thank you, I love everyone right now but let’s keep expectations reasonable!
— Mr. Bob Odenkirk (@mrbobodenkirk) August 7, 2021
He says he’s filled with gratitude from the outpouring of concern and support … “I am doing great. I’ve had my very own “It’s a wonderful life” week of people insisting I make the world slightly better. Wow! Thank you, I love everyone right now but let’s keep expectations reasonable!”
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Lots of stars, including his “Breaking Bad” co-star Bryan Cranston, were super concerned after the July 27 heart attack, and Bob couldn’t be more grateful for his recovery.
I had a small heart attack. But I’m going to be ok thanks to Rosa Estrada and the doctors who knew how to fix the blockage without surgery.
Also, AMC and SONYs support and help throughout this has been next-level. I’m going to take a beat to recover but I’ll be back soon.
— Mr. Bob Odenkirk (@mrbobodenkirk) July 30, 2021
It’s unclear when Bob will be cleared to return to the “Better Call Saul” set, but he’s definitely on the way … and THAT’S good news!!!