Jon Gosselin revealed that he was hospitalized with COVID-19 and almost had to change to a ventilator while continuing to fight the virus, but his estranged children didn’t even know he was sick.
The former Jon & Kate Plus (Jon & Kate Plus 8) star disclosed his diagnosis and hospital stay in an interview on the “Wizard of Oz” show, which was recorded today and will be broadcast on Thursday.
The 43-year-old, who had been serving as IT director in a medical institution during the pandemic, told the host Dr. Mehmet Oz that when his girlfriend Colleen Conrad’s daughter Jordan took him to the hospital, he had a fever of 104.8 degrees.
Scary: 43-year-old Jon Gosselin revealed on the “Wizard of Oz” show that he was hospitalized due to COVID-19 and almost put on a ventilator
Dr. Oz pointed out that if the temperature reaches 105 degrees, people can start arresting people.
“I was in a wheelchair. Jon recalled that I had to wait in the emergency room. “It was packed like the hospital was full, and then they put me on a gurney and put me in the corridor of the waiting room so I could get a temporary room.”
He explained that everything “happens very quickly” and that most of his hospital stay was vague to him.
He said: “Once they assessed me, once they drew my blood and completed all my blood work, I suddenly received antibiotics, steroids and plasma antibody infusions for COVID.”
“Then they moved me to another room, a more permanent room, and then I just remembered to sleep, it was surreal. What was it like? It wasn’t until three days later that I realized why I was there.
Recap: Jon shared a photo of himself in the hospital with the show. He disclosed his diagnosis and died of brushing his teeth in a public interview broadcast on Thursday.
Difficult to deal with: Jon’s doctor believes that delaying treatment for one more day may put him on a ventilator, Dr. Oz points out, this greatly increases the mortality rate
Scary: The former Jon & Kate Plus 8-star said that when his girlfriend Colleen Conrad’s daughter Jordan (lower left) took him to the hospital, he had a fever of 104.8 degrees
Jon’s doctor believes that delaying treatment for just one more day may put him on a ventilator, which Dr. Oz pointed out greatly increased the mortality rate of the virus.
Father agreed and said: “According to my numbers, I have severe COVID pneumonia.” “Now, the interesting thing is that I don’t feel it. I don’t feel discomfort or pain, because it feels like no one is stabbing me. But when you move house or do anything, you feel so weak and want to pass out, that’s really scary.’
Jon said that he would have to stand up to use the bathroom and feel horrified, recalling how he asked his nurse to help him with almost everything.
He said, “I will be scared because I thought, “Gosh, I’m going to faint. I can’t breathe. “I called the nurse, and I kept calling the nurse internally. Why can’t you just get this for me? Can you help me? Everything, you feel like an ineffective person.
He added: “You start from being completely healthy for one week and can’t do anything until the second week.” “It’s so strange.”
Drama: Jon and his ex-wife Kate Gosling (45 years old) share twins. They are 20-year-old Kara and McGrady, and 16-year-old sextet Aden, Colin, Joel, Alexis, Han Na and Leah (16 years old), but only Colin and Hanna live with him
“I miss them so much”: Jon, who is estranged from the other six children, tells Dr. Oz that his painting after death made him reconsider his relationship with them
Jon and his ex-wife (45 years old) Kate Gosselin (Kate Gosselin), 20-year-old twins Cara and McGrady, and 16-year-old sextlets Aden, Colin, Joel, and Alex Xis, Hannah and Leah,
However, only Colin and Hannah live with their father. Their siblings were raised by their mothers in a messy parental battle for custody. Both Jon and Kate accused each other of abusing others.
Jon’s other children do not know that he has COVID-19, and it is likely that they will find news from interviews on the show.
The father told Dr. Oz that the death penalty made him reconsider his relationship with the alienated children, and he shared emotional information with them, saying that he “loves them.”
I hope they develop relationships with Hannah and Colin. I hope that one day I can be a part of your life,” he said to the camera. “I am glad I have a second chance. I care more about my condition in the hospital, how to get better and return to my family Around.
“I miss them so much,” he continued. “This is another surreal part of my life. Since they lived with me, I have formed a thick skin that can move forward to help Hannah and Colin. These are the things I want to build.
Torn: Jon’s six other children live with his ex-Kate, taking photos with Kara and McGrady
Fame: The previous couple welcomed their twins for the first time in 2001, followed by the sextuplets in 2004, and contributed to their reality show a few years later.
A few months before Jon was in the hospital, his son Collin claimed that his father beat and kicked him in a now-deleted Instagram post, triggering an investigation.
The couples therapy alumni denied the allegation and in September sent a letter to DailyMail.com to the Children and Youth Services of Berks County, Pennsylvania, confirming that reports of suspected child abuse were “unfounded.”
Two months later, Jon encouraged his children to tell family dramas when they appeared on the “Dr. Oz” show.
He said, I think children need to talk. “I mean, I want to give them a way out,” if you want to talk to the public, because you are the public [people], You have the opportunity to do these things. “‘
Jon added that he believes that the “intervention” of the children is needed to repair the bridge with his ex-wife.
“I don’t know if they will lend a helping hand like that. I left this in their court, I only focus on the two people with me, because therapy, work, COVID and everything else are constantly evolving. “He said.