“You saved my life,” 7de Laan actor David Rees expresses gratitude

David Rees expresses gratitude after being discharged from the hospital over the past weekend.

The 7de Laan actor fought for his life over the past couple of weeks after suffering a critical heart attack.

People came to his aid as the family pleaded for financial help.

David appreciated the medical practitioners, his family, and fans for their support.

“To every person who wished me well. Everyone who pledged support in some or another way. The doctors and staff at Milpark Hospital. You saved my life. I send my deepest gratitude out there to you all. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.”

Rees appreciated his publicity manager, Corlia Strauss: “To Corlia, thanks for your dedication, handling all the messages and getting them to the family as well as handling all communication between my family, fans, colleagues and the press.”

“David was released from hospital yesterday. He is incredibly happy to be home. The fresh country air and comfortable surroundings will bode well for his recovery. The family request that his privacy is respected and for friends and family to check in with them first before visiting. Thank you for the continued love and support,” read the announcement.