90210 star Matt Lanter undergoes emergency surgery as his wife Angela says he ‘still has an uphill battle’ and will have to stay hospitalized ‘a while longer’
Matt Lanter underwent emergency surgery this week, and his wife Angela took to Instagram on Sunday to give everyone an update on his condition.
The YouTuber, 37, posted a photo of her hand holding the 38-year-old actor’s. A medical bracelet was clearly visible around his wrist.
‘This week has been the scariest of my life,’ Angela captioned the black and white picture. ‘My hubby has been through the ringer since Tuesday and ended up in emergency surgery on Thursday. Thankfully he’s started to turn the corner and is slowly getting on the road to recovery.’
Feeling better: Matt Lanter underwent emergency surgery this week, and his wife Angela took to Instagram on Sunday to give everyone an update on his condition (pictured 2019)
She added, ‘Thank you all for your prayers, love and support. We are so thankful to the awesome nurses, they are the real heroes [red heart emoji]. We still have an uphill battle and will continue to be in the hospital for a while longer, so prayers are definitely still appreciated.’
Lanter, better known by her YouTube name Angela Stacy, did not specify on exactly what her husband was suffering from in her social media post.
A number of the internet personality’s 342,000 fans offered their well wishes and support in the comments including several of Lanter’s famous friends.
Holding on: The YouTuber, 37, posted a photo which showed her hand holding the 38-year-old actor’s. A medical bracelet was clearly visible around his wrist
Emotional caption: Angela wrote a heartfelt caption which included calling the week the ‘scariest of my life’ but saying he’s ‘started to turn the corner’
Well-wishes: A number of stars wished the couple well including Lanter’s 90210 co-star Melissa Ordway
Matt’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars co-star Ashley Eckstein left a comment that read, ‘Sending you, Matt and your family all of my love and prayers! [prayer hand’s emoji and red heart emoji.]
Beauty influencer Sazan, who boasts more than 1.2 million Instagram followers, wrote, ‘Oh no!!! Praying for Matt and for you and the fam [red heart emoji] you’re in our thoughts, love you!’
Melissa Ordway, whose character on 90210 had an affair with Matt Lanter’s Liam Court, continued the theme of prayers, writing, ‘We’ll keep praying [red heart emoji].’
Loving couple: Matt and Angela married back in 2013 and had a daughter named MacKenlee four years later
Matt and Angela married back in 2013 and had a daughter named MacKenlee four years later.
The two made 83 episodes of Hello Baby, a podcast about taking care of their little bundle of joy, after MacKenlee was born.
Lanter is best known for playing Liam Court on the Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off 90210 that ran from 2008 to 2013. He appeared as Court in 98 episodes.
More recently, the actor co-starred in the Netflix series Jupiter’s Legacy with Josh Duhamel which was canceled last year after just eight episodes.
Television star: Lanter is best known for playing Liam Court on the Beverly Hills, 90210 spin-off 90210 from 2009 to 2013 (pictured on-set with Shenae Grimes in 2012)