Mick Jagger will have surgery to replace a valve in his heart this week.
The Rolling Stones singer will have the operation Friday in New York City and is expected to make a full recovery and return to touring this summer, according to the Drudge Report, Rolling Stone magazine said.
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The band had postponed the North American leg of their current tour.
When the postponement was first announced, a rep for the Rolling Stones said: “Mick Jagger has been advised by doctors that he cannot go on tour at this time as he needs medical treatment. The doctors have advised Mick that he is expected to make a complete recovery so that he can get back on stage as soon as possible.”
In a statement, Jagger said: “I really hate letting you down like this. I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can,” Rolling Stone reported.
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