David Cross and Others Send Bob Odenkirk Love After On-Set Collapse: 'He Will Get Through This'
The actor, 58, was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after collapsing on the New Mexico set of Better Call Saul
The actor, 58, was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed on the show's New Mexico set, PEOPLE confirmed. It is unclear what caused the incident. TMZ reported that Odenkirk was taken to the hospital around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday morning and remained there for medical care.
Michael McKean, who plays Odenkirk's brother on the hit Breaking Bad spinoff, posted on Twitter following the news.
"Sending huge love to our @mrbobodenkirk. You got this, brother," he wrote.
David Cross, Odenkirk's collaborator on the late '90s HBO sketch comedy series Mr. Show with Bob and David, tweeted, "I will share what I know when I can but Bob is one of the strongest people I know both physically and spiritually."
"He WILL get through this," added Cross, 57.
TV producer John Levenstein replied to Cross' tweet with more kind words about Odenkirk.
"He has the kind of strength that doesn't make other people feel small," Levenstein wrote. "I've never gotten any Hollywood bulls--- from Bob. Thinking of you David and hoping for the best."
"Today I woke up to news that has made me anxious all morning," he wrote alongside a photo of the pair. "My friend, Bob Odenkirk collapsed last night on the set of Better Call Saul. He is in the hospital in Albuquerque and receiving the medical attention he needs but his condition is not known to the public as yet. Please take a moment in your day today to think about him and send positive thoughts and prayers his way, thank you."
"If you watch Better Call Saul (it's one of TV's truly great shows) and you've ever felt like an outsider excluded from something you wanted to be a part of, then you identify deeply with Bob Odenkirk," tweeted TV personality Ben Mankiewicz. "I don't know him, but he matters to me. And I'm sending my love too."