‘My Heart Broke On Valentine’s Day. Literally’: ‘SNL’ Alum Colin Quinn Reveals He Had A Heart Attack
Saturday Night Live alum Colin Quinn may have suffered a health scare but his sense of humor hasn't changed the slightest bit.
Quinn's Health Scare
The stand-up comedian took to Twitter on Monday, Feb. 19 to reveal that he suffered a heart attack on Valentine's Day.
According to his rep, the 58-year-old is now "doing great" as he continues to recover from the health scare and is already making light of the situation on social media.
My heart broke onValentines Day. Literally. I am currently doing well although if I dropped dead you would see a funeral like al Capone!— Colin Quinn (@iamcolinquinn) February 14, 2018
In a following tweet, he said that the heart attack got him thinking that there is no guarantee of a "tomorrow." He then joked about how he was going to make a list of all those who had not reached out to him to check on his health.
Thanks for all the kind words and support. Starting a list of those who didn't "check in" yet. Guarantee they'll regret the day they didn't wish me well on the road to recovery.— Colin Quinn (@iamcolinquinn) February 19, 2018
Florida Concerts Rescheduled
Although he's recovering well from the health scare, Quinn announced that his upcoming concerts, which were scheduled to take place in Florida this weekend, would be canceled and rescheduled.
"My heart goes out to all the people who bought tickets to my show. Literally. My heart went out," he said in a statement obtained by the Tampa Bay Times. "I know you people are still mad that I postponed the show even though I had a heart attack. I felt the same way when I bought Lou Reed tickets last year."
The comedian added that he will re-arrange the dates once the fans tell him which weekend dates are suitable for them.
Shortly after Quinn revealed his health scare, he was showered with messages of support on the micro-blogging platform from fans as well as fellow comedians, including the likes of Jim Norris, John Mulaney and Norm Macdonald. Here are some of the posts:
I really love @iamcolinquinn and I think about his jokes every day (including almost every word from New York Story) and I am glad he is okay and I will never say this to his face. — John Mulaney (@mulaney) February 16, 2018
Prayers this morning for the mighty @iamcolinquinn. — Norm Macdonald (@normmacdonald) February 15, 2018
Sending out love to my pal @iamcolinquinn. (Even though he has been known to make fun of my appearance, today I will be the bigger man). pic.twitter.com/bX7E9dLMFw — Jim Norton (@JimNorton) February 14, 2018