Transcript for Elton John's Emergency Surgery
Elton John is lucky to be alive the pop legend needed emergency surgery after being diagnosed with a nasty case of appendicitis. After suffering through ten shows with agonizing stomach pains. The singer needed to cancel a series of European concert dates last month all to have an appendectomy now. John told the London paper the sun doctor said it could have died at any time it was a ticking time bomb. The Daily Mail reporter John's first scheduled public appearance will be at the Brit awards September 2 that's for -- get -- brits.
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