Montel Williams hospitalized, 'doing well' - spokesman

Montel Williams hospitalized, 'doing well' - spokesman
Posted at 7:13 PM, May 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 16:22:19-04

(RNN) - Former TV host Montel Williams was hospitalized on Wednesday following a workout in which he "overdid it," according to his spokesman.

The spokesman, Jonathan Franks, released a statement on Twitter on Thursday reading:

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.

The statement did not explain exactly what happened, though it said the New York Fire Department responded to the situation quickly and provided "excellent care."

It said Williams would explain the episode "in the coming days."

Williams hosted "The Montel Williams Show" from 1991-2008. Before that, he had a 15-year career in the military, with the Marine Corps and Navy.

In 1999 he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. He subsequently founded an organization, the MS Foundation, to help promote research and awareness of the condition.

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