LEONARD NIMOY RUSHED TO ER!

Published on: October 22, 2010
LEONARD NIMOY RUSHED TO ER!

Star Trek's beloved MR. SPOCK, LEONARD NIMOY stricken and rushed to the hospital, according to reports.

Nimoy, 79, who recently wowed auds in the Trek reboot and as the mysterious William Bell on the Fox hit Fringe needed to have abdominal surgery ASAP.

Nimoy's rep said the retired thesp and renowned nude photographer is recovering from "a minor benign abdominal surgery"

Nimoy was scheduled to make an appearance at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art when he abruptly canceled, opting for emergency surgery.

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