Bob Barker stable after splitting head open
It’s always scary when gravity gets the best of someone of advanced age, such as America's sweetheart, the beloved Bob Barker. It’s even more scary when a 91-year-old has to be hospitalized.
But the former game show host is going to be okay, thanks to the quick action of nearby LAPD officers, who were responding to a call Wednesday morning when they saw Barker trip on a sidewalk near his Hollywood Hills home.
According to TMZ, the cops administered first aid until paramedics arrived to treat Barker for the 1 1/2-inch laceration on the side of his forehead. According to People, Barker is said to be in stable condition after suffering minor injuries, including a hurt knee.
The TV icon is “resting at home and doing okay” after a quick trip to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, his rep told Entertainment Tonight.
Barker’s main concern now? “He works out every day and is disappointed that he’ll have to take a little break until he heals,” the spokesperson said.
(Price Is Right loser horn to those of us who are 1/3 of 91 and do not work out every day — or any day, for that matter.)