Bernie Mac Has Pneumonia
Reports of comedian's death untrue
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser User
Posted Aug 4, 2008 9:51 AM CDT
Bernie Mac is in a Chicago hospital being treated for pneumonia.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, file)
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(Newser) – Comedian Bernie Mac is in “very, very critical” condition and in a Chicago hospital being treated for pneumonia, a family friend told the Chicago Sun-Times. But the 50-year-old’s publicist called reports of his death "a very horrible rumor" and said he'll be released soon.