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Pat Sajak Provides Update Following Emergency Surgery

Pat Sajak will be released from the hospital following his emergency surgery.

The 73-year-old Wheel of Fortune host provided an update to fans after it was revealed he had to be rushed to the hospital due to a blocked intestine last week.

“I’m so grateful for all the good wishes during my recent illness. Happy to say that the worst has passed, and I’ll be out of the hospital in a day of two, then back to work (unless @TheVannaWhite has completely taken over!),” Pat wrote on his Twitter.

While Pat has been recovering, longtime co-host Vanna White has been stepping in to host the show.

Pat is expected to return to the show after next week.

Vanna White Set to Host 'Wheel of Fortune' After Pat Sajak Hospitalized For Emergency Surgery

Pat Sajak is recovering after being hospitalized for emergency surgery.

The 73-year-old Wheel of Fortune host was rushed to the hospital on Thursday (November 7) to correct a blocked intestine.

Thankfully, Vanna White will be stepping in to host over the next two weeks.

The Wheel of Fortune taping on Thursday was canceled because host Pat Sajak underwent successful emergency surgery to correct a blocked intestine. He is resting comfortably and looking forward to getting back to work,” the show shared on their official Instagram.

They added, “Taping resumed today as scheduled and Vanna White has stepped in as host.”

According to TMZ, while Vanna hosts, Mickey Mouse will be stepping in to turn the letters as the show is currently in the middle of Disney Week.

Get well soon Pat!

Vanna White Only Had One Fight with Pat Sajak - Find Out Why!

Vanna White has only had one fight with her Wheel of Fortune co-star Pat Sajak after filming over 7,000 episodes of the game show together.

The 62-year-old icon says their only fight was over a hot dog!

“Believe it or not, Pat Sajak and I have only had one argument in 36 years and that was over putting ketchup on a hotdog,” Vanna told Fox News.

Vanna prefers both ketchup and mustard while Pat only likes mustard. She said, “I agree it is [weird].”

The 7,000th episode of the show aired the other day and Vanna says she never thought they’d reach that milestone. She said, “No I did not, and it’s thanks to all of our loyal viewers. I want to thank them for watching all these years.”

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Contestant's Lucky Guess on 'Wheel of Fortune' is Incredible - Watch the Clip Here!

If there’s one video you watch today, it’s GOTTA be this one!

Contestant Emil stood with host Pat Sajak during Wheel of Fortune‘s final round and the board was virtually impossible – a three word phrase with only 2 letters filled in.

Well you won’t believe what happened next – Emil, out of nowhere, guessed it completely right to win $45,000! Congratulations, Emil – that was nuts!

Pat and hostess Vanna White looked completely stunned.

“Tonight’s “Wheel of Fortune” features most amazing solve in my 30+ years on the show. No kidding.” Pat tweeted out after the show. We totally believe it!

Check out the video of the amazing win below.