by Ayvaunn Penn, Your Black World
Famed R&B singer R. Kelly underwent emergency surgery on yesterday. The Associated Press just reported minute ago that “a spokesman for R. Kelly says the R&B singer is in the hospital after emergency throat surgery.” Allan Mayer, Kelly’s publicist, announced today that physicians drained an abscess on located on one of the singer’s tonsils yesterday. Specifically, Mayer states that Kelly will be “laid up indefinitely” at Northwestern Memorial Hospital located in Chicago. According to the Associated Press, “Mayer says Kelly had been complaining of throat pain recently and was rushed to the hospital after a throat exam.”
This is currently the only information released.
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