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Nate Berkus hospitalized for appendicitis; show tapings postponed

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Paging Dr. Oz -- one of Oprah‘s anointed ones has taken ill. Lifestyle whiz Nate Berkus was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday with a case of appendicitis.

‘He was on the ‘Today’ show this morning, and he wasn’t feeling well,’ a rep for ‘The Nate Berkus Show’ told People. ‘He powered through and then went straight to the hospital after that and they learned he had appendicitis.’

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Berkus’ handlers were aware of the illness, but the designer insisted on making his appearance. ‘I don’t think people realized how ill he was,’ his rep said.

Physicians anticipate a quick recovery after Berkus, 39, undergoes an appendectomy. His afternoon design show has postponed two tapings, but he’s expected back at work next week.

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