Talk show host Montel Williams was rushed to the hospital Wednesday suffering a medical emergency during a workout in New York City.
A representative for Williams, Jonathan Franks, released this statement via Twitter.
“Anyone who knows Montel knows that he is an exercise enthusiast. Yesterday, he overdid it and has been admitted to the hospital out of an abundance of caution. He is doing well and anticipates being discharged soon.”
Montel Williams has been admitted to the hospital. We have no further comment at this time. pic.twitter.com/yuTbvqhtYX
— Jonathan Franks (@jonfranks) May 31, 2018
“In the coming days, as he always has, Montel will tell his story himself. Until then, we respectfully ask that his family’s privacy be respected. The Williams family will forever be grateful for the quick response from NYFD and the excellent care he has received.”
— Montel Williams (@Montel_Williams) May 31, 2018
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.