Recovering Ron Jeremy Responds to Well-Wishers: 'I'm Doing Very Well!' (Photo)

Ron Jeremy in Hospital - H 2013
Courtesy of Ron Jeremy

Ron Jeremy in Hospital - H 2013

The porn legend is being treated for a heart aneurysm.

Porn actor Ron Jeremy is recovering from the heart aneurysm that nearly took his life, and wants his fans to know how much their thoughts and prayers meant to him.

"Thank you ALL for the concern & well wishes, I'm doing very well thanks to modern technology!" the 59-year-old star of over 2,000 adult films said in a statement to The Hollywood Reporter.

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He also provided a photo from his hospital bed, where both he and a nurse gave a smile and a "thumbs up" to his speedy recovery.

Jeremy drove himself to Cedars-Sinai on Jan. 29 after suffering severe chest pains. He was brought directly to the intensive care unit and soon after underwent emergency heart surgery.