Oh no! Singing legend Barry Manilow was rushed to the hospital on Feb. 10 after suffering complications from emergency oral surgery. Barry had just performed a concert in Memphis when he was taken to the hospital.
Poor Barry Manilow! The 72-year-old iconic singer was taken to the hospital on Feb. 10 after experiencing complications from oral surgery he had on Feb. 8. The “Copacabana” singer had just finishing performing in Memphis when he was rushed back to Los Angeles to seek medical attention. Will he be able to attend the Grammys?!
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UPDATE: Barry’s rep, Victoria Varela, tells HollywoodLife.com: “Barry is out of surgery and doing well. His Doctors report that the surgery was successful and they expect no further complications. For the next forty eight hours, Manilow has been instructed not to talk, sing, or rap. Barry thanks everyone for their well wishes and concern.”
“Following a triumphant sold out concert in Memphis, Barry Manilow was rushed back to Los Angeles due to complications from emergency oral surgery that Manilow had on Monday,” a statement on his Facebook page read.
Barry is OK, but he was forced to cancel tour dates in Highland Heights and Nashville. The concerts are being rescheduled. The message also said that it’s “unclear” if Barry will be attending the Grammys on Feb. 15. He’s nominated for his latest album, My Dream Duets. He is currently on his One Last Time – One Last Tour. Stream Barry’s music now!
The singer also tweeted on Feb. 11: “Sorry everyone. Have to reschedule Highland Heights and Nashville. Details on Facebook.”
His rep assured fans that Barry is doing just fine. “He is perfectly healthy,” she told CNN. “He is not in the hospital. Other than the dental issue, he is doing great. He still does not know if he can attend the Grammys.”
In recent years, Barry has suffered other health complications. In 2011, Barry had hip surgery and was forced to postpone tour dates. He also revealed in 2011 that he suffers from the serious heart disease called atrial fibrillation. Feel better soon, Barry! HollywoodLife.com has reached out for comment.
HollywoodLifers, send your well wishes to Barry below!