'Bachelorette' Alum Ben Higgins Thanks Fans for Support After Scary Family Health Scare

Having to deal with sickness in a family is always so scary and so hard, so our thoughts go out to the Higginses, who had a recent health scare -- according to social media, the Bachelor hopeful Ben Higgins has been in the hospital recently with his dad, who's there recovering from open heart surgery. Thankfully, everyone looks to be okay!

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Here's the Instagram photo Ben posted -- it sounds like Mr. Higgins was in the hospital for a triple bypass surgery earlier this week, but he's recovering and well.

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Ben Higgins's name has been in the running for the next Bachelor since the beginning, and we'd be lying if we said we weren't already looking forward to meeting his family during the hometown dates later in the season. So it's good to hear that everyone will be well and healthy for that!

Our best wishes go out to the Higgins fam. Keeping you guys in our thoughts!

 

Image via higgins.ben/Instagram

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