Sean Hayes reveals to Ellen DeGeneres he suffered life threatening health scare
Will and Grace star Sean Hayes was rushed to hospital with a life-threatening condition.
The TV comic had been in excruciating pain after his small intestine burst open.
The burst organ was leaking potentially deadly poisons into his body by the time he made it to hospital.
“I went to bed at night and all of a sudden I felt this excruciating pain in my stomach,” he explained to Ellen DeGeneres.
“So I went to the ER and … thank God I did. I had a very rare thing where my small intestine burst open and it was poisoning my body.
“They went in there and they clipped off the bad part and put it back together,” he said before joking, “you know with, like, a chip clip.”
The 47-year-old had been forced to cancel all work commitments as he tried to recover from the condition.
Doctors kept him in hospital for several weeks while he recovered from the serious health scare.
However the extent of drugs he was on to deal with the pain led the comedian to make some questionable decision.
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