‘Emily in Paris’ star Ashley Park reveals hospitalization for critical septic shock


Actor Ashley Park revealed her recovery from a severe illness that led to her hospitalization earlier this month.

Park’s announcement: On Friday, Park announced on Instagram that while she was on vacation in December into New Year's, she developed tonsillitis, which escalated into critical septic shock, infecting multiple organs. Despite initial concerns, Park expressed gratitude for her now improved health.

“As I sit here processing and recovering from the first few weeks of 2024, the only word I can think of is grateful,” Park wrote. “I am grateful that my health has improved despite what we had initially been told… I hesitated to share what’s been happening as I’m still in the throes of recovery…but I now know I’m safely on the other side of the worst.”

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Park’s gratitude: The “Emily in Paris” star also thanked her partner and co-star Paul Forman for his unwavering support during her hospitalization, acknowledging his presence through various challenges. Park also expressed gratitude for her family and healthcare professionals.

“You calmed my fears and held me through ambulances, three foreign hospitals, a week in the ICU, scary ERs, countless scans and tests and injections, excruciating pain, and so much confusion all while we were alone on the other side of the world far from those we know. I love you Paul. More than I can ever say,” Park said. “And I’m deeply grateful to every doctor and ICU nurse who worked tirelessly.”

Well-wishes: Many celebrities, including Lily Collins, her “Emily in Paris" co-star, extended well-wishes and thanked Forman for supporting Park through the ordeal, expressing eagerness for a reunion.

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Park starred in “Joy Ride,” “Only Murders in the Building” and “Beef” last year. It is unclear whether Park's hospitalization has impacted the ongoing production of Season 4 of Netflix's "Emily in Paris.”

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