The publicist and partner of the actress Tanya Roberts now says that she is still alive – after that Announcement of her death According to reports on Sunday.
A day after a statement was posted that the 65-year-old former Bond girl had died, her agent Mike Pingel on Monday made the breathtaking inclusion in the TMZ that he was wrong.
The spokesman said Roberts’ longtime partner, Lance O’Brien, informed him of her death at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
She had been hospitalized there since Christmas Eve when she collapsed at home after walking her dog, Pingel said.
Pingel told the point of sale that O’Brien had received a call from the hospital Monday morning that Roberts was indeed alive.
It is unclear how the error occurred.
Inside Edition said on Monday One of his reporters was actually interviewing O’Brien when he suddenly received a call saying the actress “That 70s Show” was alive.
“Now are you telling me she’s alive?” O’Brien says in a video posted by the point of sale.
“The hospital tells me that she is alive. You’re calling me from the ICU team, ”he adds.
The hospital staff had previously told him Roberts had “no hope of living,” said O’Brien.
While the star didn’t have COVID-19, she was put on a ventilator because she was having difficulty breathing, according to O’Brien – who said he was not allowed to visit Roberts because of coronavirus logs until he believed she was in the last few moments.
“When I held her in her final moments, she opened her eyes,” he told TMZ on Sunday. “I could see her beautiful eyes one last time. Tanya had the most beautiful eyes. ”
Neither Pingel nor O’Brien immediately returned messages from The Post on Monday.
In addition to her role on “That 70s Show” as Donna Pinciotti’s mother Midge, Roberts was known for her role in the 1985 007 “A View to a Kill”.
The native New Yorker also appeared on the TV show “Charlie’s Angels” for the final season from 1980-1981.
She was previously married to actor Barry Roberts, who died in 2006 at the age of 60.
Additional coverage from Kate Sheehy