Pharrell Williams, Alt-J and more send love to Nardwuar after YouTube interviewer suffers stroke

Canadian journalist, 47, is recovering at a hospital in Vancouver

Music stars have sent their well wishes to famed celebrity interviewer and music journalist Nardwuar after news broke that he suffered a stroke last weekend.

The news was confirmed by Nardwuar’s official Facebook page on Wednesday (December 9), with the message reading: “Saturday night @Nardwuar suffered a stroke [at] Mint Party. He is recovering [at Vancouver General Hospital] More [to] come.”

A host of artists, many who have been interviewed by Nardwuar in the past, have offered their support via social media.

Pharrell Williams wrote: “Wishing you a speedy recovery. We need more of your inspiring colourful interviews”.

Alt-J , meanwhile, posted the following message to Twitter: “Our thoughts are with @nardwuar right now. A man amongst men.”

Nardwuar (real name John Ruskin) is known for his flamboyant dress sense and eccentric interview style, in which he often brings gifts relating to the musician’s past.

Nardwuar – who goes by the stage name Nardwuar the Human Serviette – has interviewed everyone from Nirvana and Blur to Jay Z and Drake.

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