R. Kelly Undergoes Emergency Throat Surgery
July 20, 2011 at 9:05 AM (PT)
R&B star R. KELLY will be laid up for an indefinite amount of time after undergoing an emergency procedure at NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL YESTERDAY (7/19) to drain an abscess on one of his tonsils.
KELLY had visited a throat specialist earlier in the day complaining of severe throat pain. Following a preliminary exam, he was rushed to NORTHWESTERN MEMORIAL for the procedure.
It is not known when the multi-Platinum recording star, who just completed the U.S. leg of his worldwide "Love Letter" Tour, will be able to resume performing.