Despite rumors speculating that Law and Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay would be missing the entire rest of the season due to health concerns, the actresses’ rep tells OK! not to believe the buzz.

"Not true," says the rep of the report. "Mariska is recovering well and is returning to the show this season. She is only missing one episode."


Mariska’s had a bumpy few months after being hospitalized for a collapsed lung in mid January. The star returned to work and seemed to be doing well, but had to visit the hospital again last week after experiencing some discomfort relating to the lung condition.

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