Richard Gere Recovering After Checking Into Hospital With Pneumonia

Richard Gere is recovering in México alongside his family after being sick for weeks, a representative confirmed to Deadline.

The actor was vacationing with his family in Nuevo Vallarta and caught a case of pneumonia. He checked into a hospital and is on the mend.

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Gere was celebrating his wife’s 40th birthday with their young kids when they got sick. His wife Alejandra Silvia shared an update on social media on their health.

“Thank you all for the birthday wishes.. after almost 3 weeks of everyone being sick in our family today finally I feel much better! Thank you for all the love I give it all back to you,” read the Instagram post by Silva that she shared on Thursday.

TMZ, which was the first to report the news, said that the Pretty Woman actor had developed a bad cough that he checked into a hospital which would later be diagnosed as pneumonia. Gere stayed at the hospital overnight and was discharged the following morning. He was reportedly prescribed antibiotics to help recover.

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