Scary news today about The Bachelorette Season 5 and Bachelor Pad Season 1 runner-up Kiptyn Locke.
As his BP1 girlfriend Tenley Molzahn tweeted Thursday night, “Thank you for your concerns. @Kiptyn is in the hospital w/ a neck injury. Thoughts & prayers are more than appreciated!”
Tenley updated followers on Friday morning: “Kiptyn is out of a 4.5 hour surgery & headed to ICU. Please keep him in your prayers."
It sounds serious.
UPDATE - Kiptyn and his family have released an official statement, saying:
"Kiptyn Locke had a rare case of severely ruptured discs in his neck that were dangerously compressing against his spine. Thanks to the amazing doctors who acted quickly, his 4.5 hour surgery was a success and he is on his way to what doctors feel will be a full recovery. Kiptyn, Tenley and his family want to thank you all for your thoughts and prayers. We will give an update at a later time. We appreciate your continued prayers."
Everyone send good thoughts to Kip-Ten!