Amanda Kloots gave an emotional update on her Broadway actor husband Nick Cordero, who is currently fighting for his life at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, struggling with coronavirus health problems.
In an interview with Gayle King on CBS This Morning, Amanda said that “the ultimate goal” is for 41-year-old Nick to have a double lung transplant to live the life he “wants”, but cautioned that “Many things would have to line up” for him to be a candidate for this.
The actor named by Tony has already had a leg amputation due to his battle with the virus for his health, although he is no longer in a coma and has now tested negative for COVID-19.
Update: Amanda Kloots says husband Nick Cordero will likely need a double lung transplant to live the life “he wants” in an emotional interview with Gayle King on Thursday
Still, he remains in critical condition and Amanda makes heartbreaking updates daily about her husband, with whom she shares a baby, Elvis.
In an emotionally frank interview on Thursday, Gayle asked Amanda whether or not a lung transplant was definitely an option.
“We think it’s most likely the possibility,” she replied. “A 99% chance he would need to live the kind of life I know my husband would want to live. “
Tough questions: Gayle King asked Amanda if the doctors told her to let Nick go
Happier moments: Amanda shared many family photos of herself and Nick on her Instagram page
Hopeful: Amanda said it was not up to her to “let Nick go” by saying that she would leave it to God
Father: The couple share a little Elvis son in the photo above with their dad
“It’s a long way to go and a lot has to be aligned for Nick to be a candidate for this. “
Gayle then asked, “I was wondering, Amanda, if you’ve ever been there … did the doctors tell you,” Amanda, is it time to let him go? Have they ever told you that?
Kloots replied, “They have told me four times that he will not survive. Sometimes even he won’t survive the night, but he did. He has … I believe, Gayle, that God is the only person who will decide when and if my husband will leave.
Nightmare: Amanda’s husband on Broadway struggled with a long list of complications after falling out with COVID
“So I will never try to play this role … He is fighting. I see it every day. Nick’s doctor sees him. And as long as he is there and he is fighting, I will continue to fight with him. … I tell her every day before I go, I say, “Okay, here’s what you need to focus on. The two of us, sitting in our new house,… Elvis is in bed and we listen ‘Our house in our, you know, our house in Laurel Canyon. ”
Amanda’s Broadway star husband faced a long list of complications after falling out with COVID.
Nick was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for pneumonia in March and has since been in intensive care.
Long distance: Cordero was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for pneumonia in March and has been in intensive care since
A long fight: “Ninety days of extraordinary care”, wrote Amanda in her legend
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