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Roger Ebert has been hospitalized with a hip fracture, but the famedChicago movie critic's wife says he's doing OK and joked on Twitter thatthe fracture was caused by "tricky disco dance moves."

His wife,Chaz Ebert, said on Thursday that her husband was doing much better and"doctors are making assessments" about when he could leave the hospital,reports the AP.

Shetook to Twitter to spread the word that her Pulitzer Prize-winninghusband was doing well and "asking for computer, will probably tweet."Roger Ebert, who loves to tweet and does so often, last posted Tuesdayafternoon.

Ebert, 70, has had health problems over the pastseveral years, including a battle with cancer in his thyroid andsalivary glands that caused him to lose his ability to speak and eat .