"American Pickers" celebrity Frank Fritz has been hospitalized. His former co-host, Mike Wolfe, took to Instagram on Thursday to announce the news.

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 "I had been very private in the past year with reference to Franks life and the adventure he’s been on.

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There has been lots of reviews in regards to mine and Frank’s friendship and the display however now is not the time to set the file directly.

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  Now is the time to pray for my pal," his caption started. "Frank has suffered a stroke and is in the hospital.

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Please preserve him on your hearts and thoughts." Last July, Fritz advised The Sun he left the "American Pickers" series and is no longer in touch with Wolfe.

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According to the opening, Fritz was fired from the hit History Channel show after he took a almost -12 months hiatus to get over again surgery,

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which led to 185 stitches and two rods in his backbone. In August, Wolfe informed the opening that he might be satisfied to welcome his co-host returned to the display.

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  "We all do care approximately Frank and we need him again on the display," the big name insisted.

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