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Antonio Banderas, credits, friend, for saving his life during a heart attack, “I had a second chance at life’

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Antonio Banderas has got a new lease on life.

The 59-year-old actor appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” On Thursday night, opened up about how close he might have come to death had it not been for his ex-girlfriend, model Nicole Kimpel, who is born in action, as well as the “Puss in Boots” star, suffered a heart attack in January of 2017.

“I was living in a not nice way. I’m not a heavy drinker. I was a smoker, which was probably one of the dumbest things I’ve ever done in my life,” Banderas explained, It is about his life prior to his heart attack. “I was very happy, after all.”

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The “Desperado” actor, telling a creepy story and the circumstances that led to Kimpel to the drug store where she was picking up on the trend of over-the-counter medication for a minor ailment, she had to deal with the time of day.

“The night before I had been to this event, my friend, and she had a headache, and we didn’t have anything in the house. So, she went out to buy some, a pain-killer, or what have you,” Banderas recalled. “They’re just aspirin, which is the only thing that they found, and they found it to be a maximum, I think, is that it was made in five parts.”

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Banderas, maintained that it was the bottle of aspirin that’s been saved from the several-time Golden Globe award nominee’s life, when he bore it to his a heart attack the next day.

“Well, the next morning, when I first started with symptoms, I was clear as to what the hell was going on, they put one of those aspirins inside of my heart and that is what has saved my life,” said Banderas. “If I had a second chance at life, and a number of things that have changed in my life since then.”

After a life-threatening event, Banderas said that he has changed his way of thinking, and their priorities and put more focus on enjoying the time that he is said to have been taken for granted in the past.

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“The things I gave a lot of importance to quit is important,” he said. “You have to put the focus on the real things. My daughter is a real thing, my friends, my family, and my calling as an actor. In a way, this is great, it’s probably silly to say this, but it is likely to be one of the best things that have happened in my life.”

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