Kelly Undergoes Emergency Throat Surgery

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July 20, 2011 | 2:15pm EST

Soul star R. Kelly is recovering in a Chicago, Illinois hospital after undergoing emergency throat surgery.
The I Believe I Can Fly singer had an abscess in a tonsil drained on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.

His publicist Allan Mayer reveals Kelly will be “laid up indefinitely” at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital.