Rocker legend Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones will undergo heart surgery this week, according to an exclusive from the Drudge Report's Matt Drudge.
The heart valve replacement surgery will postpone the band's U.S. tour, according to the report.
"Jagger is expected to make a full recovery and will be back on stage by summer, sources explain," according to the Drudge Report. "The procedure has a 95 percent success rate. And Jagger, 75, is in extraordinary physical condition."
The band announced Saturday that Jagger was told by doctors "he cannot go on tour at this time." The band added Jagger "is expected to make a complete recovery so that he can get back on stage as soon as possible.”
The Stones' No Filter Tour was expected to start April 20 in Miami. Other stops included Jacksonville, Florida; Houston; the New Orleans Jazz Festival; Pasadena and Santa Clara in California; Seattle; Denver; Washington, D.C.; Philadelphia; Foxborough, Massachusetts; East Rutherford, New Jersey; Chicago; and Ontario, Canada.
"I really hate letting you down like this," Jagger tweeted Saturday. "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."
Tour promoters AEG Presents and Concerts West advise ticketholders to hold on to their existing tickets because will be valid for the rescheduled dates.
Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.
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