Tony Curtis 'staying stable,' says wife
July 19, 2010 -- "Tony is still resting and staying stable," stated Jill ("Jillie") Vandenberg Curtis, wife of Hollywood screen legend Tony Curtis. "We will be here in the hospital for a while longer, but he is doing better."
The 85-year-old actor has been hospitalized for nearly a week after reportedly experiencing breathing problems while attending an an event to unveil his latest artwork in Nevada.
Earlier today, this update was posted on Curtis' Facebook page:
"While in his hospital room, [he] has been listening to Siriusly [sic] Sinatra on his iPhone and iPad- TC is always on the cutting edge!"
Curtis suffers from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and was admitted to a local hospital for tests.
Since his hospitalization, many of Curtis' near 5,000 Facebook friends and fans have sent him well-wishes.
"Thank you for keeping him in your thoughts and prayers," stated Mrs. Curtis. "They are helping him!"
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