Phillip Phillips to have surgery on Tuesday
Phillip Phillips will have his kidney surgery this Tuesday, reports TMZ.
This is a bit of a bummer unfortunately — what happens to his New York promo tour? He’ll be recovering for a few weeks. Will it just be Jessica Sanchez and Joshua Ledet then?
“American Idol” winner Phillip Phillips will get badly-needed surgery for a bum kidney on Tuesday, and he’ll be recuperating in style in a swanky Malibu mansion … TMZ has learned.
Doctors inserted a stent into Phillip’s kidney 7 weeks ago, as a temporary fix, but the pain borders on unbearable. In fact, when Phillip went home to Georgia a week ago, his doctor urged him to throw in the towel and get the surgery immediately, but Phillip said no.
So we’ve learned the surgery will take place Tuesday afternoon.
Phillip’s recovery is expected to take weeks — as many as 6. But here’s the good news. A honcho from the “A.I.” production company has offered his home to Phillip and his parents for the entire recovery.
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Phillip's health comes first. He has shown everyone that if he is capable of showing up for events, he will make every effort to do so even if he is in pain. I hope the people around him will give him time to heal properly. Malibu is indeed a nice place to do that at and it is such a nice gesture from the guy offering up his home to him and his family.
Figures Joshua's fans would post something like that when Phillip is having surgery. Tacky. Feel better Phillip!