Marvel Legend Stan Lee Hospitalized as a Precaution – In Stable Condition – UPDATE

UPDATE (2/2/108): Stan Lee is now said to be home and doing quite well after Wednesday’s hospital scare.  ABC News posted the below skype interview with the man himself saying he’s, “feeling great,” and he’s glad he had that overnight hospital stay.  In the below video, Lee says, “I’m glad I spent that evening in the hospital. It did me a lot of good. It probably did my fans a lot of good. It kept me off their backs for the evening. But I’m feeling good now and I can’t wait to get in there and tangle with all the competition.” Check it out:


Original Article:

Marvel legend Stan Lee is in stable condition tonight after being rushed to Cedars-Sinai hospital on Wednesday while suffering from shortness of breath and an irregular heartbeat.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, a rep for Lee confirmed the incident and said that the hospital stay is simply a precaution at this time.  The rep said in a statement:

“Stan is doing well and feeling good.  He is staying there for a few days for some check-ups as a safety precaution.” 

The news was first reported on Thursday evening by TMZ.  

Lee turned 95 years old this past December and had just attended the Black Panther premiere Monday evening posing for photos with the film’s stars.

We’re glad to hear that he is doing better and feeling good.  We wish Stan a full and speedy recovery!


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