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Antonio Banderas Speaks Out After Health Scare: 'Enjoying Nature After a Startle'

by Antoinette Bueno 6:50 AM PST, January 30, 2017
Playing Antonio Banderas Speaks Out After Health Scare: 'Enjoying Nature After a Startle'

Antonio Banderas is OK after experiencing a scary incident involving his health.

The 56-year-old actor tweeted a smiling selfie on Monday with girlfriend Nicole Kimpel, and said he was "enjoying nature after a startle." Banderas was hospitalized in the U.K. earlier this month after suffering chest pains while exercising, according to People.

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Banderas was rushed to St. Peter's Hospital on Jan. 19, but was thankfully discharged the same day, the magazine reports. Doctors performed a check-up which "confirmed his good health," his rep stated.

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The Legend of Zorro actor has been dating Kimpel since 2014. However, Banderas is still close with his ex-wife, Melanie Griffith. In August, Griffith wished Banderas a happy birthday with a sweet throwback pic.

"Happy Birthday to my ruggedly handsome ex-husband @antoniobanderasoficial. I will always love you," Griffith, 59, Instagrammed.

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