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Nesbitt (Bofur) Suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis?

July 19, 2011 at 7:30 am by newsfrombree  - 

The Sun is reporting that actor James Nesbitt, Bofur in The Hobbit films, may be suffering from DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis). As we learned from PJ’s second production video, Nesbitt informed us during The Hobbit hiatus he will be golfing in the US at Pebble Beach and then returning to Ireland to enjoy his family and hang out with some mates. It is suggested his long travels from NZ may be the result of the DVT. Here’s an excerpt from the article:

James Nesbitt is reportedly suffering from suspected deep vein thrombosis after making several long-haul flights to New Zealand to appear in The Hobbit.

The Cold Feet star is playing dwarf Bofur in Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings prequel, and has developed severe pains in his foot and ankle after flying back and forth between the UK and New Zealand to film, The Sun reports.

If its true, we hope James a speedy and full recovery!! Thanks to Ringer Ironfon [Read the Full Article]

Posted in Casting Rumors, Hobbit Movie, James Nesbitt, The Hobbit on July 19, 2011 by Source: The Independent Nesbitt (Bofur) Suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis? | Discuss
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2 responses to “Nesbitt (Bofur) Suffering from Deep Vein Thrombosis?”

  1. It’s too bad to hear about Nesbitt, hopefully he’ll be fine and will continue to be in the film(s).

    The only other thing I have to say is that I think you mean the long trips have been the CAUSE of the DVT, not the result of the DVT… just lookin’ out for ya’! 😉

  2. Willowing says:

    I wish him a speedy recovery and quality time with family and friends during his break from The Hobbit. 

    Hopefully the airline will permit James and others to walk around during the long flight back to NZ to continue filming.  The blood needs to keep circulating around the body.

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