Hailey Bieber has confirmed reports that she was hospitalized this week, clarifying on social media that she suffered stroke-like symptoms due to a small blood clot in her brain.
“On Thursday morning, I was sitting at breakfast with my husband when I started having stroke like symptoms and was taken to the hospital,” Bieber posted in a statement on her Instagram Story Saturday.
“They found I had suffered a very small blood clot to my brain, which caused a small lack of oxygen, but my body had passed it on its own and I recovered completely within a few hours,” she continued. “Although this was definitely one of the scariest moments I’ve ever been through, I’m home now and doing well, and I’m so grateful and thankful to all the amazing doctors and nurses who took care of me!”
Bieber added, “Thank you to everyone who has reached out with well wishes and concern, and for all the support and love.”
The health scare comes weeks after husband Justin Bieber contracted COVID-19, which initially led doctors to believe Hailey’s issues could be related.
The couple legally got married in Manhattan September 2018, though they had their wedding the following year in South Carolina.
The Biebers were all smiles last week as they celebrated the pop star’s 28th birthday, with his model wife taking to Instagram to gush over her hubby.
“Happy birthday my baby… there are a lot of amazing and beautiful things about this life, but the most beautiful part is that I get to live it with you,” Baldwin shared in a post along with photos of the couple.
She added, “I love you.. here’s to 28