Elton John Expected to Fully Recover After ‘Rare and Potentially Deadly’ Infection
Following the onset of a “rare and potentially deadly” infection, Elton John is on the mend. The “Crocodile Rock” singer is “expected to make a full and complete recovery,” according to a statement released from his team as reported by ET.
John had been on a flight home from his South American tour when he fell violently ill. He then spent two nights in the ICU and additional days in the hospital upon arriving back in the United Kingdom. John had to cancel upcoming tour dates and has been on bed rest.
In the aforementioned statement, the star said, “I am so fortunate to have the most incredible and loyal fans and apologize for disappointing them. I am extremely grateful to the medical team for their excellence in looking after me so well.”
Since news of his infection and recovery has spread, fans have been tweeting their support, and John has been retweeting the tidings. Scroll down for all of the sweet sentiments from John and his admirers.
Woke up to an avalanche of well wishes. Thanks to everyone for reaching out. I’m resting well and looking forward to getting back on tour. pic.twitter.com/zwTKvt1jn7
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) April 25, 2017
@eltonofficial hope you are resting up and getting better, sir elton. looking forward to seeing you in Berlin, i’ve listened to your records since i was 6!
— George Begbie (@GeorgeBegbie) April 25, 2017
— Queen Alexandra (@thepartyroyal) April 25, 2017
@eltonofficial get well soon. Had something similar a few years back. Take it easy & allow yourself to recover. Us fans will wait & send ❤️
— Mik Scarlet (@MikScarlet) April 25, 2017
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