Kristin Chenoweth Hints at Serious Health Issue; Asks Fans to Keep Her in Their Prayers
UPDATE - 1 pm: Chenoweth has updated fans on her condition, citing neck trouble as the source of her disabling symptoms. At approximately 12 noon, the actress tweeted: "Thanks for all the good vibes everyone. Stupid ole neck flares up again. Thanks for the ' neck ' support ! :)"
Star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth has turned to Twitter to share news that she may be facing a serious health issue and asks her fans to keep her in their prayers this week.
The TV, film and Broadway star tweeted yesterday: "Back in la. Unable to move. Numbness and tingling in arm. Going to cedars dr tomorrow. Ah anyone who prays please do!"
This morning she followed up by tweeting: "Waiting on MRI results. No matter what I will be ok. Thanks everything for praying and sending good vibes. #thinkingpositive"
In 2012, Chenoweth was seriously injured while on the set of CBS's The Good Wife when a piece of lighting equipment fractured her skull and left her with rib/hip problems.
BWW sends the beloved actress our best wishes for a speedy recovery!
Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer, Kristin Chenoweth's career spans film, television, voice over, and stage, effortlessly. She received an Emmy Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on the ABC series "Pushing Daisies." More recently, Chenoweth lit up the stage of McKinley High as a former student who returned to town on Fox's hit comedy, "Glee." In her role as "Glee's" quirky ex-songstress, April Rhodes, she was nominated for two Emmy Awards and a People's Choice Award in the category of "Favorite TV Guest Star." Though Kristin has often come into our living rooms on hit shows such as "The West Wing" (where she starred as Annabeth Schott) and as a guest judge on both American Idol and Project Runway, she may be most remembered by Broadway lovers everywhere for her origination of the role of Glinda the Good Witch in "Wicked," which earned her a Tony Award Nomination. In addition, her Tony-winning performance in "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown," stole the show, and many hearts, in the process.
Chenoweth recently wrapped production on the upcoming Universal film, "The Boy Next Door," with Jennifer Lopez, and is currently in production on several other film projects, including: "A Bet's A Bet" with Mena Suvari and Eric Roberts, and the indie teen drama, Hard Sell. This spring, Kristin once again reinvents herself, this time as a poisonous frog named Gaby, in Blue Sky Studio's, "Rio 2." She will also be featured in a guest arc on the TV Land series, "Kirstie,"? and recently returned for the 100th episode of "Glee."