Fritz’s former ‘American Pickers’ co-host Mike Wolfe shared the information on Instagram, asking for followers to maintain Fritz of their ideas.
WASHINGTON — The previous co-host of antiquing present “American Pickers,” Frank Fritz, has been hospitalized after a stroke, his ex co-host Mike Wolfe has shared.
Wolfe took to Instagram to share the information about Fritz’s situation and requested for followers to “maintain him in your hearts and ideas.” He didn’t launch any extra particulars in regards to the severity of the stroke.
Fritz, 56, was for years the co-host of the favored Historical past Channel present. He left the manufacturing in March 2020.
In a 2021 interview with The Solar, Fritz detailed an ongoing feud with Wolfe, saying the 2 hadn’t spoken in two years. Presumably, they stopped talking after Fritz completed filming midway by means of the present’s twentieth season.
He left the present between episodes 7 and eight of that season, and his disappearance was by no means acknowledged immediately on digicam.
Fritz instructed The Solar in a separate interview that his departure was as a result of again surgical procedure, adopted by the difficulties of filming through the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I didn’t depart the present. I completed capturing after which I had a little bit again surgical procedure and the pandemic got here,” he stated.
It is unclear if Fritz and Wolfe had made up earlier than he suffered the stroke.
The Historical past Channel present is presently airing its twenty third season with Wolfe.
Wolfe’s full put up could be learn beneath:
“I’ve been very non-public up to now 12 months with regard to Franks life and the journey he’s been on. There was a number of opinions with regard to mine and Frank’s friendship and the present however now just isn’t the time to set the document straight. Now could be the time to hope for my pal.
Frank has suffered a stroke and is within the hospital. Please maintain him in your hearts and ideas.
Frank I pray greater than something that you simply make it by means of this okay. I really like you buddy.”