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Kevin Smith is recovering from a “massive heart attack”

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Kevin Smith is recuperating after suffering a “massive heart attack” on Sunday. The writer, director, and actor informed fans of his condition on Twitter early Monday morning, when he posted a photo of himself seemingly on the mend.

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Apparently, Smith was supposed to tape a couple of stand-up shows at Glendale’s Alex Theater, but canceled the second one after falling ill. The Comic Book Men host tweeted that if he “hadn’t canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would’ve died tonight.”

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Earlier today, Smith posted a more detailed account of his ordeal to Facebook, expressing relief as well as gratitude for his friends who called the ambulance.

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