So shocking! The CBS News correspondent was reportedly rushed to a Washington D.C. hospital on Feb. 25. Is Lara OK? Here’s what we know.
Poor Lara Logan, 43. The journalist, best known for her work on 60 Minutes, was taken to D.C. area hospital after suffering from internal bleeding, according to a report. This scary news comes a little over three weeks after beloved 60 Minutes correspondent Bob Simon tragically died in a car accident on Feb. 11.
Lara Logan Hospitalized: Is She OK?
Lara was diagnosed with digestive disease diverticulitis and internal bleeding, a source told Page Six. Her current condition could have been the result of severe stress. Lara will remain at the hospital for a few days to ensure her recovery.
How scary. We’re so glad her condition is nothing too serious.
Her CBS family released a sweet statement on Lara: “We wish Lara a very speedy recovery.”
Lara has always been praised for her work in war zones throughout her career. She covered the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Lara was sexually assaulted and beaten in Cairo while working for 60 Minutes on Arab Spring in 2011. She opened up about her terrifying experience in an interview with 60 Minutes.
During the forefront of the Ebola crisis in 2014, Lara was quarantined in a South African hotel after she worked from a Liberian hospital that had patients battling the deadly disease.
Lara had to step down in 2013 as a CBS News and 60 Minutes correspondent after using a discredited source while she was reporting on the 2012 Benghazi attack. She returned in June 2014.
Our thoughts go out to Lara. We wish her the best as she recovers.
— Avery Thompson