Filmmaker and actor Kevin Smith, known for his films “Clerks,” “Chasing Amy” and “Jay and Silent Bob” — in which he plays Silent Bob — suffered a massive heart attack Sunday, reportedly with 100% blockage of his left anterior descending artery.
Smith sent out a tweet early this morning reassuring fans that he had survived what he called “the Widow-Maker.” You can see his tweet below.
The attack happened after the first of what was scheduled to be two stand-up comedy shows at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, Calif. Smith canceled the second show.
“If I hadn’t canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would’ve died tonight,” he tweeted. “But for now, I’m still above ground!”