28 January 2013 12:59 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Burt Reynolds is on the mend. A rep for the Smokey and the Bandit star tells E! News that Reynolds is "doing much better" after being hospitalized in Florida with a severe case of the flu and should be discharged any day now. "We expect he will be released from the hospital either tomorrow or Wednesday," his publicist said. "He wants to thank all of you for your caring concern." Burt Reynolds hospitalized with severe flu Reynolds, 76, developed the flu-like symptoms last week, including fever and severe hydration. His condition was bad enough that he decided to check into an unidentified medical center, where he was put in intensive care for treatment, which included lots of »

Report a problem

Similar News Items

Burt Reynolds (I)
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners