Pat Sajak is set to be released from the hospital following his emergency surgery. The 73-year-old Wheel of Fortune host updated fans after he was rushed to the hospital due to a blocked intestine last week. Longtime co-host Vanna White has been stepping in to host the show in Sajak’s absence.

Pat wrote on his Twitter, “I’m so grateful for all the good wishes during my recent illness. Happy to say that the worst has passed, and I’ll be out of the hospital in a day of two, then back to work (unless @TheVannaWhite has completely taken over!)”

Sajak is expected to return to the show after next week.

‘Wheel of Fortune’ host Pat Sajak says the ‘worst has passed’ after emergency surgery


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