jean claude van damme Jean Claude Van Damme, 50, has heart attack on 'Weapon' setUPDATED: Belgian action hero Jean Claude Van Damme has had a heart attack on the set of his new film, “Weapon.”

He had the attack just one day after he turned 50 on Oct 18.

The film moved from Romania last week to do three days of shooting in New Orleans. But production was stalled due to vague “complications.”

The “complications'” allegedly were that Van Damme had a minor heart attack before shooting any of his scenes.

]]>Gladys Portugues, who had joined him in New Orleans.    According to, which first reported on Van Damme’s condition, he’s expected to make a full recovery. Get well soon, JC! We want to see you in the second “The Expendables”! Yeah, yeah, we know you turned down a role in the first one. But surely now you’re onboard? UPDATE: According to Jean Claude Van Damme’s Facebook page, he did not suffer a heart attack. “I read a rumor online about me suffering heart attack!! Please, do not believe all what you read from rumors on any unofficial JCVD sites. Jean-Claude Van Damme is 100% healthy, training well for taking the fight and sending his fans & friends much love,” Follow Zap2it and Elizadish on Twitter and Zap2it on Facebook for the latest TV, movie and celebrity news  Photo credit: Getty Images

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