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Fans Worry About 'Today' Star Al Roker After He Posts Hospital Videos — Is He OK?


Did anyone else wonder where Al Roker was on the Sept. 18 show? Us, too! After the TV personality wasn't on Today with our daily dose of the weather, fans began to worry about him. And after the 65-year-old uploaded photos and videos of himself at the hospital, people are asking: why is Al Roker in the hospital? Scroll down for everything we know about his health!

Why is Al Roker in the hospital?

Al went into the hospital on Wednesday, Sept. 18 for a hip replacement after suffering osteoarthritis. Earlier in the day, he posted a video of himself lying in the hospital bed letting fans know he was waiting for the doctor to begin the hip resurfacing surgery (a new-age hip replacement). 

"Well, here we go!! Waiting to get my #totalhipreplacement I’m ready!!" he wrote.