Acting legend Burt Reynolds was being treated in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital today, TMZ.com reports. The 76-year-old actor reportedly came down with a bad case of the flu.
Doctors were optimistic that Reynolds would make a full recovery, the story reports.
“According to Burt’s rep … Burt, like everyone else in the country, caught that nasty flu bug that’s been going around … and was coping with the symptoms for several days,” the piece reports. “But the symptoms got worse, and Burt was admitted to the hospital. The rep tells us Burt was moved to the ICU earlier today after doctors determined he was ‘severely dehydrated.’"