Ric Flair remains in a "critical condition" after undergoing surgery on Monday

Ric Flair remains in a

The wrestling world received a huge scare this past weekend as the legendary Ric Flair ended up in the hospital unexpectedly, and there is still a lot of concern over the well-being of the "Nature Boy".

In tweets and on Facebook, Melinda Morris Zanoni, CEO of Legacy Talent and Entertainment, said the 68-year-old has had "complications so [he] needs to rest for the first time in 40 years".

Prior to that, Melinda asked for prayers from his fans as she admitted the star is "dealing with tough medical issues". "Don't believe everything you read".

After a week in hospital, Flair is now communicating and making progress and in true "limousine riding, jet flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin' n' dealin' son of a gun"-style, Flair, cut a promo on one of the nurses at the hospital".

She continued: "On behalf of Ric thank you for the outpouring of prayers and well-wishes (although the offers for a kidney seemed a little excessive). Beyond grateful for all the love and respect sent Ric's way".

However, Zanoni did say the surgery wasn't heart-related, which was another widely reported cause for the hospital stay.

She went on reveal that Flair underwent surgery, but specifically denied rumors of that it was on his colon.

The closest thing to the truth at this time is that he had an intestinal blockage which required part of his bowel to be removed. One moment Flair was Stylin' and Profilin and the next he was in ICU. "Those guys went down their way and I've gone down my road". I didn't have any pain issues, addiction problems, marijuana, cocaine, nothing like that.

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