HGTV Star Ty Pennington was rushed to the hospital earlier this week after a life-threatening health scare.
The Star of Trading Spaces took to Instagram and wrote “From the red carpet to the ICU… this last week has been interesting!”
He continued and said he “Woke up at 4 am and could barely breathe.”
Pennington proceeded to elaborate “That sore throat I’ve had for the last month was actually an abscess which had grown so large it was closing off my airway. Next thing I know, I was intubated and flown to the ICU in Denver.”
The former star of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, has since been released from the ICU and is in stable condition.
HGTV star Ty Pennington intubated after ‘barely’ breathing https://t.co/AYBfrwAFkM
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 16, 2023
Per Fox News:
Design expert Ty Pennington was taken to the emergency room earlier this week due to a major health scare.
Pennington, 58, took to Instagram Friday to detail his hospitalization and included photos of him intubated.
“From the red carpet, to the ICU… this last week has been interesting!” he began his social media post.
The “Trading Places” star explained that a few days after he attended the “Barbie” premiere, he “woke up at 4am and could barely breathe.”
“Sunday I hit the red carpet, monday I flew to Colorado and Tuesday morning I woke up at 4am and could barely breathe. Next thing I know, I was intubated and flown to the ICU in Denver.https://t.co/dRfRdnrM7T
— The Power To Control (@Power2Control) July 15, 2023
To conclude his Instagram post Pennington warned his followers to “Listen to your body when it’s telling you something.”