Fox News host Tucker Carlson missed his own show on Thursday due to a health emergency.
Carlson reportedly visited a doctor after not feeling well and suffering from a fever, Mediaite reported. He was advised to head to a local hospital where he learned what was ailing him was actually appendicitis.
Tucker Carlson Missed Last Night Show Due to Emergency Appendicitis https://t.co/8r5GXF92EQ pic.twitter.com/gOP2VwVHzz
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) June 16, 2017
A spokesperson for Fox News Channel confirmed that the 48-year-old host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight” had the health emergency.
“Tucker is now being treated for appendicitis. He is in good spirits and expects to back on the air soon,” the spokesperson said, confirming the news was true, unlike last month’s “fake news” hoax that claimed the anchor had died in a car accident.
Ed Henry, who was originally scheduled to report from the Congressional baseball game, ended up filling in as host for Carlson. The Fox News correspondent said he was pinch-hitting for Carlson.
Watching Tucker Carlson tonight how fun ed Henry is hosting the baseball game how wonderful for 1 night of complete bipartisanship !! Hero🇺🇸
— Michele (@Michele45196940) June 16, 2017
Dana Perino, from Fox News’ “The Five” stepped in for Carlson on Friday’s show and got thanks from a colleague on Twitter.
— Dana Perino (@DanaPerino) June 16, 2017
.@DanaPerino thank you for filing in! You did an amazing job https://t.co/NiSz6yyHox
— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) June 17, 2017
CNN’s Jake Tapper joined many others on Twitter to send their get well wishes.
Get well soon to @TuckerCarlson — hoping for a speedy recovery! https://t.co/RHmVBII5LQ
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) June 16, 2017
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) June 16, 2017
Feel better @TuckerCarlson !!! https://t.co/DtAkYFJhME
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) June 17, 2017
Of course, liberals are always looking for a way to be classy and tweeted their own, predictable remarks.
Tucker Carlson is in the hospital for appendicitis, and as usual, liberals jump at the opportunity to display how appalling they are. pic.twitter.com/AHHzLJ5zh7
— Alana Mastrangelo (@ARmastrangelo) June 16, 2017
Tucker Carlson in hospital.
Leftists immediately respond by celebrating and making jokes about it.
“We go high”. https://t.co/UkghPZAQkQ
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) June 16, 2017
But the Fox News anchor had plenty of fans on Twitter who were happy to send well-wishes.
Here’s wishing Carlson a speedy recovery.
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Get well soon @TuckerCarlson! He has appendicitis and will be missing some time roasting leftists and shining a spotlight on important news!
— Stefan Molyneux (@StefanMolyneux) June 16, 2017
— Andy (@andypanda_c9) June 16, 2017
Missed you on last night @TuckerCarlson … I pray you recover quickly! Will continue to pray! Have to recover soon… no-one can replace ya https://t.co/nkcd5JcsI0
— Donnie Cowan (@DonnieCowan) June 17, 2017
We love ur show Tucker, give’em hell, and get well. https://t.co/kb77tBSznw
— James R. Harris Sr. (@JamesRHarrisSr) June 17, 2017
Oh no!! Feel better Tucker .. we need you…you are one of the few truth makers!!
— Donna Vigo-Espenhain (@martaella1116) June 17, 2017
I’m having Tucker withdrawals!! Get well, @TuckerCarlson 💙💙💙
— Julia Ann 🦋 (@doNOTfearTrump) June 17, 2017
Get well fast Tucker! We love you in the chair slugging away. 👍🏻😀
— Mike Kralis (@MikeKralis) June 17, 2017
Hope he recovers soon. He’s the only one I watch on Fox during the week. Watch Fox B all the time. Will pray God will heal him quickly
— NancySue (@nancylca) June 17, 2017
Real America loves ya @TuckerCarlson Get well soon!🤕👍
— Annie Smith (@knoxannie) June 17, 2017
Gosh Tucker, you did not have have surgery for us to miss you buddy. We love you 🙂 Happy Father’s Day weekend .
— therealE (@its_therealE) June 17, 2017
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