Ashley Park on Instagram
Ashley Park and Broadway Emily in Paris The star who recently played a pivotal role in the Emmy Award-winning Netflix film meatToday she revealed she is recovering from critical septic shock, a severe form of sepsis where the body overreacts to an infection.
“As I sit here treating and recovering from the first few weeks of 2024, the only word I can think of is gratitude,” Park wrote in an Instagram post today that also included a series of photos and videos from her hospital stay. less). “What started as tonsillitis developed into critical septic shock, which infected and affected many of my organs.”
The health crisis occurred when he was blessed with it Emily in Paris Co-star Paul Foreman was on vacation in December and over the New Year's holiday.
“I am grateful that my health has improved despite what we were initially told,” she wrote.
Park, a major Broadway star since her roles in… Mamma Mia!, The King and I, Mean Girls And Great prospectshas recently appeared in some of the most popular TV shows and films, including I mean girls movie adaptation, Murders just in the building, Emily in Paris And meat. In this Emmy Award-winning limited series, she plays Naomi, the busy neighbor of Amy played by Ali Wong, whose meddling has disastrous consequences.
Park wrote that she was on vacation in the Maldives when a case of tonsillitis turned into a very serious health crisis. She expresses her gratitude to Foreman for staying by her side throughout the ordeal. A photo and video show them holding hands and kissing, although they have not previously commented on the romantic relationship.
“She calmed my fears and held me through ambulances, three foreign hospitals, a week in the ICU, scary emergency rooms, countless scans, tests, injections, excruciating pain, and a lot of confusion, all while we were alone on the other side of the world. “A far cry from those we know,” she wrote to Foreman. “I love you, Paul. “More than I can ever say.”
Park, 32, says she is “extremely grateful” to the ICU nurses and doctors for their help, and says the Joalibeing resort responded immediately and stayed with the actor to “provide language translations and vital support.”
She ends her message with, “Thank you for reading this. I'm sorry I've been so absent lately from so many and the people in my life. I love you all. I'm healing and I promise I'll be okay.”
Park's revelation of her ordeal was immediately met by well-wishers, both famous and otherwise, in her IG responses, including notes of support from Broadway stars James Iglehart, Sara Bareilles, Michael Urie, Matt Doyle, Mindy Kaling, and Selena Gomez. And Ken. Jeong, Busy Phillips, and film director Glen Powell, among others.
Emily in Paris Star Lily Collins wrote: “I can't look at these things without crying. I love you sis and am forever grateful that you are on the other side of this and to @peforman for your incredibly huge heart and for being there every step of the way. I can't wait to hug you both.”
“By your side, no matter what,” Foreman wrote in his own IG post, alongside a photo of himself and Park.
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