Matt Roloff, known for being a part of the reality TV show "Little People, Big World" is among the hottest searches on the internet. The reality star was seen laying on the floor at the end of the latest episode of the show, making many wonder if a Matt Roloff heart attack has claimed his life. The latest episode showed the family hear a thump sound, causing everyone to go running to see if Matt was alright. It was quite a cliffhanger to end the latest season!
There are even searches being done for "Matt Roloff dead". There's good news, because it appears he is OK and still alive. The family did suffer the loss of family friend Mike Detjen, which was addressed during the show as well. However, it looks like you will be able to see Matt Roloff live on "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday June 15, 2010 so he is doing alright. We should all know by the time he's live on the air. This was an update Matt gave on his Facebook profile yesterday:
Zach and I made it home safe ...just in time to host a big fundraising party yesterday for our friend Senator Bruce Starr and Future Oregon Governor Chris Dudley. Now after a medium night sleep.. I'm off to NYC. to do the FOX morning show (Fox and friends) and a number of other media junkets. Plane leaves in 90 min.. I better hustle.
Yesterday at 12:33pm
And as what appears to be further prove that Roloff is still alive and doing well, he posted a recent photo of him enjoying NYC just about 2 hours ago on Facebook. So it seems if he had a heart attack, it was only a scare, and he is still alive and with us.
Matt Roloff still has plenty of heart despite the health issues he must deal with. Roloff's dwarfism is a result of diastrophic dysplasia, a condition affecting one in every 110,000 births, that affected his bone and joint structure negatively. He utilized a motorized scooter for transportation and often walked with crutches due to his condition.
Matt Roloff is known as a tough-minded businessman on the show as well as the dad. Over at TLC's website for the show, the bio for Matt Roloff lists him as former president of Little People of America (LPA) which is an advocacy group for little people. Matt was active in the organization for years, and managed their 50th anniversary conference as well. Read more about Matt here at TLC.Discovery.com!