After being knocked over by a horse, Alastair Stewart, host of GB News, gives operation news.
ALASTAIR STEWART has received an outpouring of sympathy after revealing that he was undergoing surgery.
Alastair Stewart, 69, of GB News, has informed his followers that he would be undergoing surgery as a result of an injury. After sharing the news on Twitter, the broadcaster received an outpouring of support from fans and colleagues.
Alastair said yesterday that he would be taking a break from hosting GB News in order to heal from an injury.
After one of his horses knocked him over, the presenter broke his hip, he explained.
“#BreakingNews: I won’t be hosting #AlastairStewartAndFriends on @GBNEWS this weekend owing to…… a broken hip!” he tweeted last night.
“I’m afraid I’ll be gone for a while, but I’ll be back!!!
“To those at @GBNEWS, the wonderful Anita @AnitaLandLtd, and my extraordinary family, thank you for your warmth and support…”
He went on to say more about what happened in a second tweet, saying, “I was leading in one of the horses & she bolted, knocking me over – very forcefully!”
Alastair has now offered another update to his 41,000 followers, revealing that he will be undergoing surgery.
He explained this earlier today while praising some radio coverage.
“#BritishGP,” he tweeted. Live from @SilverstoneUK, @BBCJustinR interviews #F1’s Ross Brawn and @BBCSport’s #JoeWilson.
“Now a brief kip for me before my Op’,” says the narrator. Thank you for all of your kind messages.”
This comes after the presenter received a slew of encouraging notes from coworkers and admirers.
As he recovers, well-wishes have poured in from all over the world on social media.
Colin Brazier, a colleague at GB News, wrote: “Get well soon, Alastair.
“More of your respectful interest about happenings is needed in the British media landscape.”
“Oh my goodness, Al! That sounds very terrifying!” Alex Phillips, a fellow GB News star, wrote about it.
“Gah! Keep your cool, lad. And don’t forget to tune in to Formula One.
“I’d want to hear your thoughts on this weekend’s sprint race! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
“Be well Alastair,” wrote TV host Neil Oliver. I’d suggest break a leg, but it looks like you’ve already done so! Nx.”
“Al! I am heartbroken to learn of this. You are a pitiful creature. I wish you a quick recovery. X,” Ali Mullaley added.
“Gosh, that is truly breaking news!” wrote BBC broadcaster Iain Watson. I wish you a quick recovery.”