Tags: leann rimes | jaw | pops | out | concert

LeAnn Rimes' Jaw Pops Out of Place During Oklahoma Concert

Image: LeAnn Rimes' Jaw Pops Out of Place During Oklahoma Concert

Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 07:47 AM

By Clyde Hughes

Country singer LeAnn Rimes gave a jaw-dropping performance in Oklahoma Saturday, literally, after her jaw dropped out of place while she was on stage and she had to end the event early. 

Rimes, 31, had the leave the stage during her concert at the Choctaw Event Center in Durant, Okla. when her jaw dislocated, E! News reported. She would go on Twitter to explain to fans what happened. 

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

Rimes told fans that she suffers from TMJ, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, which caused her jaw to dislocate. She has had the condition since she was 16 years old.

Rimes wrote about her struggles with TMJ in October 2012 in a blog post. On one occasion, she had to be treated at 3 a.m. after a performance to raise money for the Autry Museum. 

"I've been living in a dental nightmare for 10 months," Rimes wrote. "I'm getting back on track though, I hope. I've had too many detours this year due to dental issues. I'm finally in great hands and being well taken care of. Let's just pray I'm on the mend. I'll see you all on the road very soon."

ABC News reported that year that Rimes filed a lawsuit against her dentist in February, 2013, alleging that poor dental work forced her to cancel tour dates. Rimes sought monetary compensation in the lawsuit for "loss of earnings and future earning capacity" as well as for the physical, emotional and psychiatric injuries she sustained over a three-year period.

Rimes is scheduled to perform next at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Biloxi, Miss. on April 4. On April 5, she will perform at the Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, La. On May 9, she will sing at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella, Calif. 

Editor's Note: Do You Support Obamacare? Vote in Urgent National Poll

Related Stories:

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Demis Roussos Dies: Renowned, Best-Selling Greek Singer Was 68

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 13:41 PM

Demis Roussos, the renowned Greek singer whose often high-pitched pop serenades won him household recognition in the 197 . . .

SAG Awards 2015: 'Birdman,' Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore Win Big

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 13:16 PM

Big SAG Award 2015 wins by "Birdman," "The Theory of Everything's" Eddie Redmayne, and "Still Alice's" Julianne Moore ap . . .

Libby Lane Consecrated as Church of England's First Female Bishop

Monday, 26 Jan 2015 12:52 PM

Libby Lane is now the Church of England's first female bishop after she was consecrated Monday despite opposition from t . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved