R. Kelly Undergoes Emergency Throat Surgery

R. Kelly

R. Kelly has been forced to take a break from touring as he undergoes emergency throat surgery.

“R&B superstar R. Kelly will be laid up for an indefinite amount of time after undergoing an emergency procedure at Northwestern Memorial Hospital yesterday to drain an abscess on one of his tonsils,” stated his rep.

The 44-year-old entertainer had visited a throat specialist after complaining of severe throat pain. After a preliminary exam, he was rushed to Northwestern Memorial for the procedure.

It is not known when Kelly, who recently wrapped the U.S. leg of his worldwide “Love Letter” tour, will return to the stage. He had to cancel a show scheduled for Friday at the Reggae Sumfest festival in Jamaica.

“I’d like to thank everybody for their love, concern and support. I WILL BE BACK!” tweeted Kellz.



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15 Comments

  1. Daverizzle

    Life is Hard…

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  2. Ace Cube

    damn mayne,, i wish him a quick recovery and all tha best in his surgery,,

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  3. D. Kellz

    Get better Kells I need that great R&B music and I’m blessed to have seen him at the Nokia Center last month on the Love Letter tour it was amazing to say the least stay bless King Of R&B from one of your biggest fans D. Kells

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  4. Rick

    Get well soon Kellz!
    We’re doing a Twitter action atm. We’re trying to make #GetWellSoonRKelly trending. Please help us. Also follow @R_KellyFans http://twitter.com/#!/R_KellyFans

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  5. Sheila

    Hope he rests up, then comes back better than ever!

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    Brandon Reply:

    @Sheila, that wont happen

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    ed Reply:

    @Brandon, what the hell are you talking about?

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    love Reply:

    @Brandon, It will happen, ugly!

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  6. love

    Get well R. Kelly! Music wouldn’t be the same without the King of R&B!

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  7. RDK

    wish he will be ok.

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  8. mark

    hope he get well soon it really sad because i was going to check him out at reggae sumfest on friday i hope thej get somebody just as talented to perform

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  9. Tshepi

    Get well Mr Kelly….

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  10. mr kelly

    hope you get well very soon. ur voic eis ur power and i will miss it

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  11. Hugh

    Hope he is okay, and his great voice isnt damaged.

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  12. cookie

    eatin 2 much pussy…….
    smh……..

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