The Malta Independent 3 June 2020, Wednesday

Italian popular TV presenter Fabrizio Frizzi in hospital after collapsing in studio

Tuesday, 24 October 2017, 16:54 Last update: about 4 years ago

Popular TV presenter Fabrizio Frizzi collapsed yesterday during the recording of his prime-time quiz 'L'eredità' (The Inheritance), ANSA reported.

Frizzi, 59, was taken to hospital, they said. According to initial reports Frizzi is not in a serious condition. Sources said he had had a slight ischaemia.

He was said to be conscious and feeling relatively OK.

Doctors are running him through a barrage of tests, medical sources said.


RAI State broadcaster said Frizzi was in a "stable" condition and undergoing tests at Rome's Umberto I Hospital. RAI Director-General Mario Orfeo visited him last night and this morning, RAI said.

"We spoke and joked," said Orfeo on his way out of the hospital Tuesday morning.

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