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Barry Manilow was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on Thursday evening — just weeks after The National ENQUIRER
revealed that friends and family have been fearing for the pop star's health! Barry announced via his Facebook page that he was suffering complications from surgery that he'd undergone earlier in the week. In a statement, the "Mandy" singer's management confirmed that he had undergone emergency oral surgery on Monday. But The ENQUIRER has the exclusive inside story on Barry's health fears!
Celebs at the 2nd Annual Rebels With A Cause Gala at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, California
The popular singer, who's sold over 80 million records worldwide, is languishing from atrial fibrillation and irregular heartbeat that could lead to a stroke, The National ENQUIRER exclusively reported — after getting the inside story after Barry suffered a serious medical scare in October 2015! “This was the worst episode yet!” an insider dished to The ENQUIRER. “He feared he was having a heart attack. He and his husband were terrified, and that’s why he went to Cedars-Sinai for the best treatment and doctors available.”
Barry Manilow Singing in Concert
Barry, 72, whose incredible career has spanned more than 40 years, required emergency care on Oct. 17 when he began experiencing heart palpitations in Palm Springs. He was then airlifted for life-saving treatment to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He had originally seemed to have made a miraculous recovery after performing in California, but sources claimed the Tony-winning singer had agreed to slow down and take a hiatus from touring.
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In 2004, Barry was rushed to a Palm Springs hospital after suffering from high fibrillation. The chest pain was apparently triggered by two intense days of arbitration over a dispute involving a stage musical that never made it to Broadway. He publicized his health crisis in 2011 and has since worked to spread heart-disease awareness.
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A Capitol Fourth 2013 Independence Day Concert – Rehearsals
“I was driving home and I felt my heart skip a beat,” he told CBS News at the time. “Your heart skipping a beat doesn’t sound like it’s anything serious, so I didn’t pay much attention to it. And then it went blump-bla-bla-blump. And it got crazier and crazier. I felt like there was a fish flopping around in my chest!"
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2006 EMMY AWARDS – PRESS ROOM
Barry's latest health issues have him canceling sold-out shows in Highland Heights, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn. There's been no statement made about Barry being able to attend this Monday's Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. He received his 15th Grammy Award nomination this year for his latest album, "My Dream Duets."