“Goliath” resting ok after Telethon turn

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Matt Parkinson, better known as The Chase‘s very own Goliath, was taken to hospital during Telethon in Perth on Saturday night.

Entertainment reporter Peter Ford told 3AW there was a concern during a ‘speed-dating’ style event at the Lexus Ball.

“He had a heart scare and was rushed off to hospital,” he said.

“He’s going to be ok. The doctors have given him the all-clear to fly back to Melbourne. But it was a momentary worry there for everybody that he just suddenly dropped in the way he did.”

“Matt is in great shape, resting comfortably and enjoying Telethon,” a Seven spokesperson said earlier.

Seven confirmed Parkinson underwent some testing, the results of which will be known later this week.

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