Louis Gossett, Jr. can let you know how dangerous COVID is … he has it, was hospitalized for it, however left as a result of it’s a s*** present inside.
Sources linked to the Oscar-winning actor inform TMZ … the 84-year-old examined constructive and was so sick he couldn’t even stand. He was taken to a Georgia-area hospital, the place he stayed for only a couple days earlier than bolting. We’re instructed he was put in an space with all the opposite COVID sufferers, and the wave of deaths freaked him out.
Hospital employees begged him to remain — given his age and underlying situations together with most cancers — however Louis was decided to go away, and he did. He checked out Tuesday.
Louis — greatest recognized his award-winning roles in “An Officer and a Gentleman” and on “Roots” — tells TMZ and everybody else, “Please wear masks, social distance, isolate, pray and listen within. We cannot survive without one another.”
Louis is now at house together with his son … and he’s isolating.
He’s recovering at house now, however he’s not out of the woods by a protracted shot. His family and friends are asking for private messages of therapeutic and love #LoveLettertToLou.