American actor, screenwriter, director, and film producer Denzel Washington has fallen ill. The former ‘St. Elsewhere’ actor had too hand over his hosting duties to Danny Glover at a New York gala s he became sick just hours before the event.
He actually had flew into Los Angeles to preside over the 100th anniversary bash of the Mount Vernon chapter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America on Saturday march 24, 2012. That’s when he called Glover for the last minute replacement as he if fighting mystery illness.
Glover took over as master of ceremonies and also presented an award to New York Senator Malcolm A. Smith. Washington had been a member of the youth organization while growing up in Mount Vernon.