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UPDATE: Val Kilmer is undergoing tests for a possible tumor, his family's rep says. His diagnosis has not been revealed. Read the full statement below.
Val Kilmer says he did not undergo an operation to remove a tumor despite recent reports, but has confirmed that he was hospitalized recently, in an intensive care unit.
The 55-year-old actor posted a statement on his Facebook page early on Saturday to clarify his health status.
"Thank you for all your sweet support. But I have not had a tumor, or a tumor operations, or any operation," he said. "I had a complication where the best way to receive care was to stay under the watchful eye of the ucla ICU."
His family's rep released a statement to E! News later in the day.
"Val Kilmer is currently undergoing tests at a Los Angeles hospital for a possible tumor," the rep said, adding that the actor is "being cared for by his two children, Mercedes, 23 and son Jack who is 19, both LA residents."
"According to a family friend and spokesperson, the doctors are encouraged by his progress and are hopeful that Mr. Kilmer will make a full recovery," the rep added.