Country Music Legend Kenny Rogers Reveals Skin Cancer

"I recommend everyone go get checked," the country music legend said.

ByMichael Rothman
May 15, 2014, 10:20 AM
PHOTO: Kenny Rogers performs onstage during Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XX held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, April 12, 2014, in Phoenix.
Kenny Rogers performs onstage during Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XX held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa, April 12, 2014, in Phoenix.
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May 15, 2014 — -- Hugh Jackman isn't the only celebrity urging people to get their skin checked out by a doctor.

Country music legend Kenny Rogers, 75, posted an Instagram picture of himself with a bandage above his right eye, revealing a skin cancer scare.

"...but you should see the other guy!" he joked at first.

Read: Hugh Jackman Opens Up About Battle With Skin Cancer

He continued, "Had a bit of skin cancer removed today -- I recommend everyone go get checked, especially since May is National Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. Don't worry though, I'm gonna look great in Knoxville this weekend!"

Last week, Jackman also posted to social media, asking fans to get their skin check and wear sunscreen. Jackman's cancer was on his nose.

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