Howie Mandel, a judge on America’s Got Talent, gave fans a scare on Wednesday afternoon when he fainted and lost consciousness at Starbucks in Woodland Hill, Los Angeles. An ambulance was called, and the 65-year-old star was rushed to the hospital. His wife Terry and other friends stayed by his side.
Fortunately, by Wednesday evening Mandel sent a comforting tweet to all of his fans. “I am home and doing better. I was dehydrated and had low blood sugar,” explained Mandel in the tweet that was sent at 8:28 p.m. PT. “I appreciate the great doctors and nurses that took such good care of me. Thank you to everyone who reached out but I am doing ok!”
What happened to Howie Mandel?
Mandel was at a Starbucks in Los Angeles when he fainted and fell over. A photo obtained by TMZ showed him sitting on a bench surrounded by paramedics. He was rushed to a hospital in the Tarzana neighborhood.
Is Howie Mandel in the hospital?
At 8:28 p.m. PT, Howie Mandel tweeted that he was back home. According to TMZ, he was in the hospital being tested for low blood sugar.
Did Howie Mandel die?
Absolutely not! Howie Mandel tweeted that while he was dehydrated and had low blood sugar, he is “doing OK.”
What was Howie Mandel doing when he passed out?
Howie Mandel was at his local Starbucks with family and friends. After he fainted and fell over, he was placed on a cement bench. An ambulance took him to a hospital in Tarzana, California.
Where did Howie Mandel collapse?
The 65-year-old America’s Got Talent judge fainted at Starbucks in Woodland Hills, California.
What’s happening to America’s Got Talent?
The show is coming back! In fact, they’ve already posted open call auditions for season 17. Stay tuned to see if Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Howie will return to critique all the great talents on the show.
I am home and doing better. I was dehydrated and had low blood sugar. I appreciate the great doctors and nurses that took such good care of me. Thank you to everyone who reached out but I am doing ok!
— Howie Mandel (@howiemandel) October 14, 2021