Actor Tom Sizemore was taken to the hospital 10 days ago after collapsing at his home in Los Angeles. Unfortunately, the news about his health condition is not hopeful. The family of the 61-year-old actor has confirmed that there is no hope for his recovery from the brain aneurysm and that they will soon have to make the difficult decision to disconnect from life support.
Critical Condition in Intensive Care
Sizemore has been in a coma in the intensive care unit of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Los Angeles since February 18th. In a statement, the family wrote, "In the early hours of Saturday, February 18, Tom Sizemore collapsed at his Los Angeles home and was transported to a hospital by paramedics.
He was found to be suffering from a brain aneurism that occurred as a result of a stroke. Since that day, Tom has remained in critical condition, in a coma and in intensive care." "We are asking for privacy for his family during this difficult time and they wish to thank everyone for the hundreds of messages of support, and prayers that have been received," the statement shared with ETOnline concluded.
"This has been a difficult time for them."
End of Life Matters
The doctors informed the family that there is no further hope for recovery and recommended end-of-life decisions. The family is now deciding end-of-life matters and will issue a further statement on Wednesday.
The statement also requested privacy for the family during this difficult time and thanked everyone for the outpouring of support and well wishes.
Actor's Troubled Past
Tom Sizemore has had a troubled past, with numerous problems related to substance abuse and legal issues, including arrests for domestic violence and possession of controlled substances.
Despite these challenges, Sizemore was a talented actor known for his roles in films such as "Saving Private Ryan," "Black Hawk Down," "Born to Kill," and "The Heat." He also made notable appearances in "The Relic," "True Romance," and "Bringing Out the Dead," which starred Nicolas Cage and was directed by Martin Scorsese.
The news about Tom Sizemore's health is devastating and the thoughts of the public are with his family during this difficult time.