On Wednesday, July 19, firefighters intervened at Brigitte Bardot’s home in Saint-Tropez, France. The 88-year-old star of French cinema had breathing problems. She needed oxygen. The actress has already undergone an examination in the hospital, her condition has improved.
Information about Bardot’s health problems was confirmed by her husband, Bernard d’Ormale, in an interview with the French news agency Var-Matin. – It was approx. 9:00, when Birgitte started having trouble breathing. Her breathing was heavier than usual but she did not lose consciousness. He added that the firefighters who were called to the scene initially drove to the wrong address. Upon arriving at Bardot’s home, they gave her oxygen and watched the situation develop.
On Wednesday evening, D’Ormale told Var-Matin that his wife was recovering. He explained that Bardot had already been checked at the hospital. The examination showed a reduced level of red blood cells, but the small amount of oxygen given by firefighters was enough to improve her condition. “Like all people of a certain age, he does not tolerate heat well. At 88, it happens. She is not allowed to make efforts, – noted the husband of the actress. It’s really hot in the south of France right now. Temperatures are expected to rise to 36 degrees on Thursday.
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Brigitte Bardot’s health problems
The 88-year-old French cinema star was hospitalized in Toulon in April when she suffered from severe respiratory failure. At that time, she stayed in the intensive care unit for several days, after which she was discharged home at her own request, despite the doctors’ recommendations to stay in the hospital for at least 3 weeks.
Bardot and d’Ormale have been married since 1992. The French businessman and politician is the fourth husband of the famous actress. “Independent” emphasizes that this relationship lasts longer than all previous marriages of the 88-year-old combined.
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