Jep Robertson, the star of reality series 'Duck Dynasty,' is currently recovering and happy to be alive after suffering a seizure sometime last week while enjoying a deer-hunting getaway. The 36-year-old suddenly fell ill, but was luckily with friends who immediately rushed him to hospital.

Jep Robertson
Jep is currently being treated in hospital

Jep, who is the youngest of Phil Robertson's children, was accompanied by his brother and Duck Commander CEO Willie Robertson when hospitalized. He is currently being treated with antibiotics to battle any infections that may have triggered the seizure, according to TMZ.

He will remain in the medical center for further testing. "Jep was rushed to the hospital and received immediate treatment.

More: Not Again! Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Unleashes Homophobic Hate At Church

"He is doing well now, but is still in the hospital for additional tests and observation, and he is being treated with antibiotics to cover a range of possible infections believed to have caused the seizure," the family said in a statement. "Our family would like to thank everyone for their love and support and ask that you keep Jep, Jessica and their children in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time."

"Well, I about died this past Sunday," he tweeted on Saturday (Oct 25th). "I'm doing much better now. Thanks for all the prayers! #seizuresuck #gladtobealive."

More: Duck Dynasty Suffers Huge Ratings Drop As Fifth Season Commences

Jep also shared a photograph of himself in the hospital bed mimicking Steven Seagal, also in a hospital bed. "Just like Steven Seagal, I'm hard to kill," the caption on the image read.