Quicken Loans CEO says Dan Gilbert is awake and “improving by the hour”


CAN GET THERE TOMORROW, COMING
UP IN YOUR SEVEN-DAY FORECAST IN UP IN YOUR SEVEN-DAY FORECAST IN
A FEW MINUTES. A FEW MINUTES.
>>Kim: ONE OF DAN GILBERT’S>>Kim: ONE OF DAN GILBERT’S
CLOSEST CONFIDANTS IS SHARING CLOSEST CONFIDANTS IS SHARING
NEW INSIGHT INTO HIS HEALTH NEW INSIGHT INTO HIS HEALTH
AFTER THE STROKE THIS WEEKEND. AFTER THE STROKE THIS WEEKEND.
>>Jason: ROD MELONI SPOKE WITH>>Jason: ROD MELONI SPOKE WITH
HIM TODAY. HIM TODAY.
>>HE IS RESTING AND RECOVERING>>HE IS RESTING AND RECOVERING
AND IMPROVING BY THE HOUR AT AND IMPROVING BY THE HOUR AT
THIS POINT IN TIME. THIS POINT IN TIME.
>>Rod: AT A NEWS CONFERENCE>>Rod: AT A NEWS CONFERENCE
TALKING ABOUT ANOTHER HISTORIC TALKING ABOUT ANOTHER HISTORIC
DETROIT THAT THEY PULLED OFF, DETROIT THAT THEY PULLED OFF,
PLAYING THE CLASSIC AT THE PLAYING THE CLASSIC AT THE
DETROIT GOLF CLUB NEXT MONTH, DETROIT GOLF CLUB NEXT MONTH,
FARNER TALKED ABOUT HIS VISIT AT FARNER TALKED ABOUT HIS VISIT AT
BEAUMONT WITH GILBERT. BEAUMONT WITH GILBERT.
>>HE’S AWAKE AND RESPONSIVE.>>HE’S AWAKE AND RESPONSIVE.
HE’S MAKING GREAT PROGRESS, BUT HE’S MAKING GREAT PROGRESS, BUT
WE’RE ALSO TRYING TO GIVE HIM WE’RE ALSO TRYING TO GIVE HIM
THE TIME AND SPACE THAT HE NEEDS THE TIME AND SPACE THAT HE NEEDS
TO FOCUS ON GETTING BETTER. TO FOCUS ON GETTING BETTER.
>>Rod: HE SAID GILBERT HAD HIS>>Rod: HE SAID GILBERT HAD HIS
STROKE AT THE HOSPITAL AND THIS STROKE AT THE HOSPITAL AND THIS
ID A PROCEDURE IMMEDIATELY THAT ID A PROCEDURE IMMEDIATELY THAT
LEFT HIM IN A HOSPITAL BED LEFT HIM IN A HOSPITAL BED
INSTEAD OF GOING TO MACKINAC INSTEAD OF GOING TO MACKINAC
ISLAND TOMORROW FOR A KEYNOTE ISLAND TOMORROW FOR A KEYNOTE
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AND NOT SURE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AND NOT SURE
IF HE’LL BE AT THE GOLF CLUB IF HE’LL BE AT THE GOLF CLUB
THREE WEEKS FROM NOW. THREE WEEKS FROM NOW.
>>I’M NOT GOING TO BURDEN YOU,>>I’M NOT GOING TO BURDEN YOU,
WE HAVE IT COVERED, SO HE AND WE HAVE IT COVERED, SO HE AND
HIS FAMILY CAN FOCUS ON THE MOST HIS FAMILY CAN FOCUS ON THE MOST
IMPORTANT THING. IMPORTANT THING.
>>Rod: DETROIT FREE PRESS>>Rod: DETROIT FREE PRESS
WRITER JOHN GALLAGHER CALLS HIS WRITER JOHN GALLAGHER CALLS HIS
HEALTH SCARE SIGNIFICANT. HEALTH SCARE SIGNIFICANT.
>>IF HE’S OFF HIS FEET FOR A>>IF HE’S OFF HIS FEET FOR A
FEW WEEKS, IT’S NOT SIGNIFICANT FEW WEEKS, IT’S NOT SIGNIFICANT
F HE’S GONE FOR A SIGNIFICANT F HE’S GONE FOR A SIGNIFICANT
TIME, IT WILL HOLD THINGS BACK. TIME, IT WILL HOLD THINGS BACK.
AND I THINK DETROIT IS AND I THINK DETROIT IS
COLLECTIVELY HOLDING HIS BREATH. COLLECTIVELY HOLDING HIS BREATH.
>>Rod: HE HAS DONE MORE THAN>>Rod: HE HAS DONE MORE THAN
TAUBMAN AND HENRY FORD, II, AND TAUBMAN AND HENRY FORD, II, AND
HE SAID GILBERT IS RIGHT AT THE HE SAID GILBERT IS RIGHT AT THE
TOP OF THE LIST. TOP OF THE LIST.
IN THE MEANTIME, BILL EMERSON IN THE MEANTIME, BILL EMERSON
AND HIS TOP LIEUTENANTS WILL BE AND HIS TOP LIEUTENANTS WILL BE
AT MACKINAC ISLAND FILLING IN AT MACKINAC ISLAND FILLING IN
FOR HIM. FOR HIM.
>>Jason: WAS HE EXPECTED TO BE>>Jason: WAS HE EXPECTED TO BE
AT THE GOLF PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE GOLF PRESS CONFERENCE
TODAY? TODAY?
>>Rod: HE WASN’T.>>Rod: HE WASN’T.
IT WAS GOING TO BE A TRAVEL DAY IT WAS GOING TO BE A TRAVEL DAY
TO GO TO MACKINAC. TO GO TO MACKINAC.
BUT THEY SAID HE’LL BE STEPPING BUT THEY SAID HE’LL BE STEPPING
BACK AND THEY WANT HIM TO GET BACK AND THEY WANT HIM TO GET
WELL. WELL.
AND IF HE SHOWS UP AT THE GOLF AND IF HE SHOWS UP AT THE GOLF
OUTING, FINE. OUTING, FINE.
AND IF HE DOESN’T, IT WILL BE AND IF HE DOESN’T, IT WILL BE
JUST FINE WITHOUT HIM.

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