Jerry “The King” Lawler is expected to make a full recovery following a massive stroke he suffered Monday.
Lawler, 73, was found face down outside his home after suffering a stroke in Fort Myers, Fla. Lawler couldn’t speak and had no feeling in the right side of his body, but after undergoing surgery, he seems to be improving.
Lawler’s official Twitter account posted an update on February 8 stating that Lawler’s speech is limited, but he is expected to make a full recovery with rehabilitation.
Update on Jerry: After suffering a massive Stroke Monday. He is now recovering in a Fort Myers, FL hospital. His speech is limited, but with rehabilitation will regain a full recovery. He thanks everyone for the continued prayers and will be back in the near future. pic.twitter.com/2Ge4XuKVr4
— Jerry Lawler (@JerryLawler) February 8, 2023
The Twitter post noted that Lawler thanks everyone for their support. The photos posted showed Jimmy Hart visiting with Lawler as the two go back decades and are great friends.