Bob Barker Briefly Hospitalized After Fainting at Shooting Range

Bob Barker

Representative for the 86-year-old host insisted he only suffered dehydration and has been allowed to go home to recover.

Beloved U.S. TV star Bob Barker was hospitalized on Thursday, September 16 after he collapsed at a Los Angeles shooting range. "The Price is Right" host was taking shots when he fainted, prompting concerned pals to call an ambulance.

A witness told TMZ Barker was conscious when help arrived. But the 86 year old was still taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and was told he had a bad reaction to blood thinner medication, which caused him to pass out.

According to, the star's representative insisted he was later re-diagnosed with dehydration, and was allowed home to recover. Barker added that he is going take it easy at home for a while.

After hosting "The Price is Right" for 35 years, Bob Barker retired in June 2007.


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    Sep 17, 2010

    Hang in there Bob. The animals need you.

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