Former New York City Mayor, Republican Presidential candidate, and current advisor to the President Rudy Giuliani was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery after his right leg gave out. He was on vacation on Long Island at the time.

From Page Six:

Talking about his quadriceps tendon surgery, the former mayor exclusively told Page Six from his hospital bed, “I was a catcher from a very young age, and I have suffered with ‘catcher’s knee’ for years, and the doctors said it would deteriorate.

“Then my knee gave way when I was walking on Sunday . . . I tried to get up but [my wife] Judith ordered me not to move. If it hadn’t been for her, the injury would have been a lot worse. I now call her ‘Nurse Nancy.’ I swear to God, it was my first day of vacation and we’d planned to play a lot of golf. I don’t think I will be playing golf for a few weeks. But I am already up and limping around. I’m a tough guy, so this isn’t going to stop me.”

Rudy has been a close advisor to President Trump, both during the campaign and the Presidency. He spent a lot of time on the trail, speaking at various events, and was a headliner at the convention last year.

I know the pain of a bad knee. Here’s hoping the surgery goes well, and get well soon Mr. Mayor.