Kevin Smith suffered a ‘massive heart attack’ after taping a comedy show

Vastavam web: Director and actor Kevin Smith, best known as the laconic sidekick “Silent Bob” of his 1990s cult comedies, said on Monday that he suffered a “massive heart attack” after taping a standup comedy show in the Los Angeles suburb of Glendale.The 47-year-old “Dogma” filmmaker said on Twitter that he fell ill after completing the first show of two scheduled performances on Sunday evening.

“The doctor who saved my life told me I had 100% blockage of my LAD artery (aka ‘the Widow-Maker’),” Smith said. He was referring to the left anterior descending artery, or left coronary artery, which is considered the most important for blood supply to the heart.“If I hadn’t canceled show 2 to go to the hospital, I would’ve died tonight. But for now, I‘m still above ground!” Smith said on Twitter.