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The Walking Dead fans express concern as Chandler Riggs shares snap giving thumbs up in hospital bed

The Walking Dead fans express concern as star Chandler Riggs shares snap giving thumbs up in hospital bed without explanation: ‘You’re scaring me’

  • The 21-year-old actor took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to share the photo of himself laying in full patient garb including protective face mask as he gave the thumbs up toward the camera 
  • Riggs – who played Carl Grimes on the popular AMC zombie drama series – offered no explanation for why he was there but did caption the image to his 1.5million followers: ‘we back’ 
  • Hours later his mother, Gina-Ann Riggs, took to Instagram to shed a little more light on the situation without giving a full explanation 
  • She wrote: ‘I had no idea he posted this picture. For all of you who are worried, he had to have minor surgery but is in recovery now’ 
  • This was not the first time Chandler has landed himself in the hospital as he was rushed to the hospital after being thrown off of a horse in November 2019 
  • Chandler was cast as Carl on The Walking Dead at the age of 10 in 2010
  • He was let go in late 2017 when his character was controversially killed off midway through the eighth season which was drastically different from comics

Chandler Riggs – who used to star on The Walking Dead – left fans concerned as he posted an unexplained photo of himself in a hospital bed.

The 21-year-old actor took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to share the photo of himself laying in full patient garb including protective face mask as he gave the thumbs up toward the camera. 

Riggs – who played Carl Grimes on the popular AMC zombie drama series – offered no explanation for why he was there but did caption the image to his 1.5million followers: ‘we back.’

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Mystery: Chandler Riggs took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to share the photo of himself laying in full patient garb including protective face mask as he gave the thumbs up toward the camera

Coooral: Riggs played Carl Grimes on the popular AMC zombie drama series

Coooral: Riggs played Carl Grimes on the popular AMC zombie drama series

Uh oh: Some of his fans were very concerned

Uh oh: Some of his fans were very concerned 

DailyMail.com has reached out to the actor’s representatives for comment.

Hours later his mother, Gina-Ann Riggs, took to Instagram to shed a little more light on the situation without giving a full explanation.

She wrote: ‘I had no idea he posted this picture. For all of you who are worried, he had to have minor surgery but is in recovery now. I’m with him and he’s doing well. Thank you for your kind words and well wishes.’

'I had no idea he posted this picture': Hours later his mother, Gina-Ann Riggs, took to Instagram to shed a little more light on the situation without giving a full explanation.

‘I had no idea he posted this picture’: Hours later his mother, Gina-Ann Riggs, took to Instagram to shed a little more light on the situation without giving a full explanation.

Well wishers: Chandler's Twitter feed was full of confused and concerned fans

Well wishers: Chandler’s Twitter feed was full of confused and concerned fans

He could be seen covered up in a silver warming blanket as several IV drops are seen in his right arm leaving many of his fans to wonder what had happened in the comments.

One very concerned follower wrote: ‘Chandler what’s going on your scaring me like really scaring me please be ok.’

Another said: ‘OMG what happened chandler? Someone explains to me what happened I don’t understand why is he in the hospital??’

Good spirit: Some of his followers had a sense of humor about the post

Good spirit: Some of his followers had a sense of humor about the post

'Congrats on the eye transplant': Obviously several referenced his work on The Walking Dead but perhaps the most humorous of all was one who joked about Carl's eye being shot off in season 6

‘Congrats on the eye transplant’: Obviously several referenced his work on The Walking Dead but perhaps the most humorous of all was one who joked about Carl’s eye being shot off in season 6

One of his other fans found it amusing that he would post such an image without explanation as they wrote: ‘How do you post something like this to 1.5m people and not explain….. Chandler is one of those damn trolls [two rolling over laughing while crying emojis]’

Obviously several referenced his work on The Walking Dead but perhaps the most humorous of all was one who joked about Carl’s eye being shot off in season 6.

They posted photo of his character with his right eye missing along with the caption: ‘Congrats on the eye transplant. They did an amazing job [hand clap emoji]’

'Can't stop, won't stop': Chandler did not reply to any of his concerned fans but he has kept himself occupied by participating in the stock market trend which has been all over Reddit and Twitter

‘Can’t stop, won’t stop’: Chandler did not reply to any of his concerned fans but he has kept himself occupied by participating in the stock market trend which has been all over Reddit and Twitter

Chandler did not reply to any of his concerned fans but he has kept himself occupied by participating in the stock market trend which has been all over Reddit and Twitter.

He posted: ‘buying more GME from my hospital bed today. can’t stop, wont stop, gamestop.’

This was not the first time Chandler has landed himself in the hospital in recent years, and likely why he captioned his latest image ‘we back,’ as he was rushed to the hospital after being thrown off of a horse in November 2019.

'The call every mom hopes she never gets': This was not the first time Chandler has landed himself in the hospital in recent years, and likely why he captioned his latest image 'we back,' as he was rushed to the hospital after being thrown off of a horse in November 2019

‘The call every mom hopes she never gets’: This was not the first time Chandler has landed himself in the hospital in recent years, and likely why he captioned his latest image ‘we back,’ as he was rushed to the hospital after being thrown off of a horse in November 2019

Gina shared a picture of herself with her actor son in the hospital bed giving the same thumbs up toward the camera.

She wrote in the caption at the time: ‘The call every mom hopes she never gets… Thankfully, he’s going to be ok and thankfully I’m here with him!

‘He was thrown off of his horse yesterday afternoon. Thank GOODNESS he was wearing a helmet.’ 

Signature role: He was let from The Walking Dead in late 2017 when his character was controversially killed off midway through the eighth season (pictured) which happened to be a drastic departure from the comic book source material

Signature role: He was let from The Walking Dead in late 2017 when his character was controversially killed off midway through the eighth season (pictured) which happened to be a drastic departure from the comic book source material

Chandler was cast as Carl on The Walking Dead at the age of 10 in 2010.

He was let go in late 2017 when his character was controversially killed off midway through the eighth season which happened to be a drastic departure from the comic book source material.

Riggs currently stars in a recurring role on ABC drama A Million Things.

Rolling on: Riggs currently stars in a recurring role on ABC drama A Million Things, as he is seen in LA back in February 2020

Rolling on: Riggs currently stars in a recurring role on ABC drama A Million Things, as he is seen in LA back in February 2020

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