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Phil Collins rushed to hospital, postpones concerts

By: Alice Vincent, The Telegraph
June 8, 2017 Updated: June 8, 2017 at 9:35 am
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FILE - This is a Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, file photo of Phil Collins performs during the opening ceremony for the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Singer Phil Collins has been rushed to the hospital after a fall in his London hotel room left him with a severe gash near his eye that required stitches. His management says in a statement that concerts Thursday June 8, 2017 and Friday night at London's Royal Albert Hall have been postponed until November.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings/File)

Phil Collins has had to postpone his sold-out comeback shows after being taken to hospital. The singer, who has recently returned to playing live after a decade-long break, suffered from a fall in his hotel bathroom on Wednesday night and cut his head during the accident. 

Collins' management told The Telegraph that the star missed his step due to the 'drop foot' induced by the emergency back surgery he underwent in 2015. 

"Phil suffers from ‘drop foot’ as a result of a back operation which makes it difficult to walk," his representative said. 

Read more at telegraph.co.uk.

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