Vinny Foti, MTV’s The Challenge Alum, Hospitalized for Heart Failure
Vinny Foti, a former cast member on MTV’s The Challenge, is in desperate need of your help.
A GoFundMe campaign has been created to assist Foti after relatives announced he was hospitalized on Friday due to heart failure.
This is what the GoFundMe page dedicated to Foti reads:
Our sweet, dear friend and coworker Vinny Foti is in ICU with heart failure. He is on a ventilator and is sedated.
He is a loving father and husband. We are trying to help raise money for medical expenses and other things needed for the family.
They have two daughters ages 2yrs , and 2 months old. Please help us pull together and help this beautiful family. Please help if you can.
Foti is a 36-year old native of Boston.
His loved ones subsequently updated followers of the GoFundme page with a statement sharing his current condition, while Foti’s wife, Krista Foti, shared the awful news on Twitter.
“Thank you for the donations, shares, and likes. Our family feels really loved,” reads this message.
“I told Vinny what was going on even though he was still sleeping. I know he appreciates everything you guys have done.
“Here’s the only update I have. They had to put another tube is his left lung to drain.
“He’s still in ICU and not getting off the ventilator for a few more days the dr said. Dr said we just got to take it day by day. I ll keep everyone posted.”
Foti may be a familiar face to MTV viewers.
He initially appeared on the Fresh Meat II season of The Challenge in 2010 and later took part in The Challenge: Season 20’s Cutthroat competition, as well as Season 22’s Battle of the Exes.
He’s been involved in reality television for years.
Among other reasons for earning a large fan base during his run on the show, Foti garnered attention for his impressive physique
“I train every day like an absolute animal and I’m ready,” he said during his first run on the hit MTV series. “I’m in peak performance shape.”
The stated goal of the GoFundMe campaign is to raise $20,000.
As of this writing, it had raised $2,280.
You may click HERE to donate.
We are sending our thoughts and prayers to Vinny Foti and his family.