Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon is hospitalised after a ‘cardiac incident’

Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon has been rushed to hospital after struggling a second ‘cardiac incident’.

The actor, 51, who performed Xander within the Nineties collection, was taken to A&E for remedy and is now resting and ‘specializing in medical appointments,’ his sister revealed in an Instagram submit shared on his behalf.

Final yr Nicholas, underwent surgical procedure after struggling ‘paralysis in his genitals’ and legs, together with his supervisor claiming it was attributable to having to sleep in a concrete-floored jail cell after his arrest for prescription fraud.

Scary: Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon has been rushed to hospital after suffering a second 'cardiac incident'

Scary: Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon has been rushed to hospital after struggling a second ‘cardiac incident’

Nicholas’ sister shared a group of snaps of the star being taken to hospital on a stretcher earlier than being moved right into a wheelchair, together with a 3rd picture of the TV star ready to be seen in a mattress.

She shared a prolonged submit explaining this was the second ‘cardiac incident’ Nicholas had suffered since having surgical procedure.

‘Nicky sends his love and needed me to apologise that he hasn’t been going stay as a lot recently and to offer everybody an replace,’ she wrote.

Blast from the past: The actor played Xander Harris in the 1990s series opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar (pictured)

Blast from the previous: The actor performed Xander Harris within the Nineties collection reverse Sarah Michelle Gellar (pictured)

On the mend: The actor was taken to A&E for treatment and is now resting and 'focusing on medical appointments,' his sister revealed in an Instagram post shared on his behalf

On the mend: The actor was taken to A&E for remedy and is now resting and ‘specializing in medical appointments,’ his sister revealed in an Instagram submit shared on his behalf

Recovering: Nicholas' sister shared a collection of snaps of the star being taken to hospital on a stretcher before being moved into a wheelchair

Recovering: Nicholas’ sister shared a group of snaps of the star being taken to hospital on a stretcher earlier than being moved right into a wheelchair

Health woes: She shared a lengthy post explaining this was the second 'cardiac incident' Nicholas had suffered since having surgery

Well being woes: She shared a prolonged submit explaining this was the second ‘cardiac incident’ Nicholas had suffered since having surgical procedure

‘Nicky is doing positive now however he needed to be rushed to emergency about two weeks in the past due to a cardiac incident (tachycardia/arrhythmia). 

‘A few of you would possibly keep in mind he had the same incident after his second spinal surgical procedure final yr (for Cauda Equina) however this time. 

‘He’s making an attempt to get a bit of extra relaxation and has been concentrating on medical appointments.’

MailOnline has contacted a consultant for Nicholas for additional remark. 

Again in October Nicholas’ supervisor revealed the star had been compelled to tug out of all the promotions for his upcoming movie after struggling paralysis in his legs and genitals.

The troubled actor was struggling to stroll amid ‘deep-seated medical issues and immense ache,’ his supervisor advised DailyMail.com. 

Getting better: 'He is trying to get a little more rest and has been concentrating on medical appointments,' Nicholas' sister said

Getting higher: ‘He’s making an attempt to get a bit of extra relaxation and has been concentrating on medical appointments,’ Nicholas’ sister mentioned

Difficult: Back in October Nicholas' manager revealed the star had been forced to pull out of all of the promotions for his upcoming film after suffering paralysis in his legs and genitals

Tough: Again in October Nicholas’ supervisor revealed the star had been compelled to tug out of all the promotions for his upcoming movie after struggling paralysis in his legs and genitals 

Brendon was arrested for utilizing a false id to try to buy prescribed drugs in September 2021.

He was charged with prescription fraud of a managed substance and for refusing to determine himself when stopped by a police officer in Indiana final month. 

Brendon claims that having to sleep in a concrete-floored jail cell after his arrest aggravated his spinal issues.

He hoped to bounce again from the off-screen drama to advertise his new film, Wanton Need, however is ‘devastated’ together with his medical woes, his supervisor, Theresa Fortier, advised DailyMail.com.

In jail: He was charged last year with fraudulently buying prescription pills in Indiana (pictured in his August 2021 mugshot)

In jail: He was charged final yr with fraudulently shopping for prescription drugs in Indiana (pictured in his August 2021 mugshot)

Brendon is awaiting outcomes of scans on his again and groin space, however will want intensive main again surgical procedure within the subsequent few days.

He’s affected by Cauda equina syndrome, a situation when the nerve roots within the lumbar backbone are compressed, slicing off motion, feeling and infrequently the operate of the genitals, bladder and bowel.

Fortier revealed the ‘heartbreaking’ information for the actor, who hoped for achievement together with his new psychological thriller about two {couples} hiding secrets and techniques on a weekend getaway.

‘Proper now he’s concentrating on his well being. He’s not doing promotion for the movie,’ Fortier mentioned.

‘This previous week and a half, issues have turned drastically worse. He’s affected by paralysis in his genitals and personal components.

‘He has had difficulties with flying. Sadly his situation means he wants surgical intervention for his rising issues. I want he was on the mend and in a position to promote this film.’

Sad news: Nicholas had starred in the Prime Video movie Wanton Want, but had to cancel his promotional commitments to undergo major spinal surgery

Unhappy information: Nicholas had starred within the Prime Video film Wanton Need, however needed to cancel his promotional commitments to bear main spinal surgical procedure

Fortier insists that because the star’s arrest and evening inside a jail cell, his points have worsened, including: ‘Through the arrest they weren’t fairly cautious together with his situation.

‘It has aggravated the signs of his earlier damage and the paralysis is beginning to reappear. He might have burst one other disc or the whole lot fell out of alignment.

‘So sleeping on a cement ground with different inmates was not precisely conducive to therapeutic and it aggravated his damage and since then he has been in immense ache with numbness and paralysis.

‘The hospital must convey him in for an additional spinal surgical procedure to appropriate no matter it’s that has occurred.’

Fortier revealed Brendon additionally wants knee surgical procedure from a previous MCL and ACL tear.

The supervisor, who mentioned she is Brendon’s greatest buddy, revealed that he has suffered long run again points, however they had been exacerbated after he suffered a fall at her Indiana dwelling in February.

Experiences in current months have claimed that Brendon had been struggling to pay medical payments for his procedures and coverings, however Fortier insisted his charges are lined.

It is not the primary time the actor has been arrested and charged over alcohol-fueled incidents.

In 2010, Brendon was tasered by Los Angeles police after they responded to a name concerning drunken habits.

Nicholas Brendon showed signs of intoxication when he was arrested in Boise, Idaho following a hotel disturbance in October 2014

Nicholas Brendon confirmed indicators of intoxication when he was arrested in Boise, Idaho following a lodge disturbance in October 2014

He was later charged with one rely of resisting arrest, two counts of battery in opposition to a police officer, and one rely of vandalism.

The star pleaded no contest to the fees and obtained a one-year suspended jail sentence after checking right into a Malibu remedy heart.

Nonetheless, Brendon’s authorized troubles kicked off once more in 2014 when he was arrested for allegedly trashing a lodge room in Idaho.

In 2015, he was once more arrested for trashing a lodge room, this time in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Woes: In this handout provided by the Palm Springs Police Department, Nicholas Brendon poses for his mugshot after being arrested on domestic violence charges on October 11, 2017 in Palm Springs, California

Troubles: In September 2015, he was arrested by the Saratoga Springs Police Department after another fight with his girlfriend

Woes: Brendon was arrested on October 11, 2017 (left) in Palm Springs, California on home violence fees – two years after he was arrested in Saratoga Springs (proper)

Later that yr, he was charged for attacking a girl in an upstate New York lodge room.

He was charged with felony third-degree theft, prison mischief and obstruction of respiration, in accordance with NBC Information.

In 2017, he was arrested on home violence fees.

Brendon has since appeared on Dr Phil, talking candidly about his battles with alcoholism and melancholy.

Blast from the past: Nicholas starred in all seven seasons of US series Buffy The Vampire Slayer, which aired from 1997 to 2003

Blast from the previous: Nicholas starred in all seven seasons of US collection Buffy The Vampire Slayer, which aired from 1997 to 2003

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