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George Clinton Hospitalized -- My Leg Is Funk'd Up

5/26/2011 1:57 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Legendary funkmaster George Clinton -- leader of the Parliament-Funkadelic -- is being hospitalized for a staph infection in his leg ... TMZ has learned.

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Clinton's rep tells us ... 69-year-old George went to see his doctor for a routine check-up when the decision was made to keep him in the facility so Clinton could receive proper treatment for a staph infection in one of his legs. 

The rep adds, "He will be just fine. Thank you for all your prayers and concern."

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1.

Wendy    

Get well soon George !

1153 days ago
2.

Nostradamus    

This guy is always "funk'd up" will he be buried with his Rainbow Bright hair?

1153 days ago
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PJ    

You can smell the stink off him through the computer.

1153 days ago
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stu    

what bout the infection on his tat face?

1153 days ago
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D-INCARNATION    

PJ LOL
Dressed in all those layers I bet he does smell pretty funky....

1153 days ago
6.

His Prince Michael    

You mean THE doctor, went to the doctor?
Godspeed, Uncle Jam....GEORGE CLINTON!

1153 days ago
7.

Cella    

Get well soon, George.

1153 days ago
8.

Bwahaha    

I call BS. The is no way a gentleman as meticulously groomed as him could ever have an infection.

1153 days ago
9.

HumanNature    

GET WELL SOON "KING" GEORGE!!!

PEACE

1153 days ago
10.

Big Daddy    

Get well soon George. God Bless.

1153 days ago
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FUNK MEISTA    

Get Well George Clinton (Dr. Funkenstein) aka THE "ORIGINAL" FUNK-MEISTER! And to all you haters hating on THA FUNK...like the song said IF ANYBODY GETS FUNKED UP...IT'S GONNA BE YOU!!!

1153 days ago
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Chad T    

Its always gotten better by Thursday!! Get the funk well!!!

1153 days ago
13.

Blue Lake    

The funkmaster, best evah! Get well soon!!

1153 days ago
14.

dd    

Take care George.

1153 days ago
15.

Rome    

Get well soon G...
I sure hope they do a movie of your life an music, while we both can watch an enjoy it!
An i'll bring the popcorn, you can bring da funk!
Gotta luv the "P"

1153 days ago
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