News

2/27/16: Yoko Ono's 'stroke'

todayFebruary 27, 2016 2

Background
share close

nullYoko Ono has not suffered a stroke, despite recent reports. The widow of John Lennon was admitted to Mount Sinai Roosevelt Hospital in New York with “extreme” flu-like symptoms, clarifies her publicist Elliot Mintz. He told People.com that the artist and activist shouldn’t be in the facility for too long.
"It was never ever a stroke," he says. "She was suffering extreme flu-like symptoms. Her doctor thought it would be a good idea to go to a local hospital to be checked out.
"She went to hospital. She is being checked out. The information that she has been given is that in all likelihood she will be out tomorrow (Saturday)."
The 83-year-old is currently being treated in the same place that her legendary former Beatles star John was taken after he was fatally shot in 1980.
Yoko and John's's son, Sean Lennon, also cleared up rumors his mother had suffered a stroke. He took to Twitter.com on Friday to reassure fans Yoko was on the mend.
"Hey guys it was only rumors (sic) from press: was NOT a stroke, just dehydration/tired. She is FINE. Thank you everyone for your concern," he tweeted.
Yoko's recently appeared at the 2016 NME Awards in London, where she was presented with the NME Inspiration Award. She said of the honor, "I'm excited to get this award. I didn't expect it at all. 2/27:

Written by: Barry Scott

Rate it

Previous post

News

2/24/16-Paul Simon Tour/LP

Paul Simon will kick off an extensive North American tour after performing at Jazz Fest in late April. He played arenas on a co-headlining run with Sting in 2014, but hasn't played the United States on his own since 2011. The tour focuses largely on indoor theaters, though it will wrap up June 30th at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York. The historic stadium, which reopened for concerts in 2013, is just blocks away from Simon's childhood home. There […]

todayFebruary 24, 2016 3

0%