Eddie Garcia allegedly suffered from a heart attack while he was on taping last Saturday morning for his upcoming GMA Teleserye.
While the veteran actor shooting a scene under the heat of the sun for his new project, he unexpectedly collapses making everyone in the set panicked. Apparently, he was suffering from a severe heart attack. The production team rushed him in a hospital in Tondo but was immediately transferred to a hospital in Quezon City after being revived.
Prayers for Manoy
According to his family, the award-winning actor is currently in critical condition and doctors are observing him intensively to ensure the betterment of his health. The family is asking for prayers for the actor’s fast recovery.
“Our family would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all those who have expressed concerns and extended prayers. Please continue praying for Tito Eddie’s fast recovery.”
“At 90, he is still doing what he love most, acting. He is a pillar of the industry and is very passionate about his craft. We would like to request his fans and everyone to pray with us so he could get better the soonest time possible. Thank you,” his family said.
Even his friends in showbiz expressed their deep concern for Eddie.
“Let’s pray for the speedy recovery of direk Eddie Garcia now in critical condition,” Vivian Velez said.
One of the Pillars
Eddie Garcia is an award-winning actor and director is considered as one of the pillars in the showbiz industry. At the age of 90, he is still actively accepting projects. In fact, the upcoming tv series that he is shooting when the heart attack happened, is his first series after his comeback to GMA network.
Picture showing the unconscious actor being carried by several men are now circulating on social media making his fans worried. Everyone is wishing for the actor to overcome the situation and recover soon.
The initial statement of Garcia suffered from a heart attack was from a member of his family. However, video footage of Manoy being tripped over a cable wire was circulating in social media. The video footage seems to contradict to the initial statement of the family. GMA management said to conduct an investigation to clearly identify the cause of the actor’s collapsing.
Below is the actual video of Eddie Garcia’s fall. It was uploaded by a YouTuber named KrizerGamingYT.