May 26, 2012 – American Idol Winner Undergo Kidney Surgery
2012 American Idol winner, Philip Phillips is set to undergo urgent kidney surgery. naijagists.com
According to TMZ, ‘Philips, who had a long history of kidney stones, was ordered by his doctors to fix his severe health problems which had worsened since he went on American Idol‘.
The 21-year-old former pawn shop worker, who defeated 16-year-old Jessica Sanchez to emerge the winner of the contest, will spend several days in the hospital, followed by a six-week recovery period.