New Details On Swayze Hospitalization

Jan. 9 2009, Published 7:39 a.m. ET

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Patrick, seen here last year, is still smoking Patrick Swayze has been hospitalized for pneumonia, the star's rep has confirmed to The star, checked himself in for observation and implied it was connected to being worn down from chemotherapy, according to an executive at A&E, which airs his new TV show The Beast. has learned exclusively that Swayze flew into the Los Angeles-area last night and appeared very ill. An eyewitness described him as worn out, exhausted and having to rest after walking only a few steps.

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Swayze is battling pancreatic cancer and his interview with Barbara Walters on Wednesday night drew high ratings.


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