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R. Kelly

Cancels Event Over

'Health Emergency'

6/27/2012 11:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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11:48 AM PT --
Kelly's people tell us ... "Initial indications are that he is suffering from complications from surgery he had last year to treat an abscess on his vocal cords."

Besides the book launch party ... Kelly has also had to bail on the "Jimmy Fallon Show" and canceled an appearance on NBC's "Today" show.

Kelly's people note, "It is unclear how long Kelly may be sidelined."

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R. Kelly
is suffering from a mysterious "health emergency" ... that has caused the singer to cancel an event in New York this evening ... TMZ has learned.

We spoke with Kelly's rep ... who tells us the singer has officially postponed tonight's R. Kelly Book Launch event in NYC "due to a health emergency that has sidelined Mr. Kelly in Chicago."

The rep adds, "We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this has caused."

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1.

Big campus on dog    

First!!!!!

797 days ago
2.

Bridget    

Herpes outbreak?

797 days ago
3.

ShrinkWrap    

Maybe he finally realized that he sucks.

797 days ago
4.

Hervey....Hervey of Arabia...He was a single guy...    

Health emergency pretty much means he ran out of crack cocaine.

797 days ago
5.

Tim    

Wonder if he got hold of some bad pune tang?

797 days ago
6.

janet    

Must be 'exhausted and dehydrated' works for Lohan.

797 days ago
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Majestik    

I'm sorry, I have NO LOVE LOST on this loser. He was caught with an underage girl, he's nothing more than a paedophile. I don't wish ill on most people, but I just can't help myself on this guy.

797 days ago
8.

Mel    

It should be illegal for people to attend a "book launch" when they don't know what a book is.

797 days ago
9.

Mikey    

Dehydration from excessive urination.

797 days ago
10.

parlayer    

want to loose 30lbs, of ugly fat?? cut off your head! you'll love your new look.

797 days ago
11.

Truth    

HMMMMMM... WOULD THAT STRANGE HEALTH EMERGENCY BE DEFINED AS "PEDOPHILIA" OR "DRUGS AND ALCOHOL"??? TAKE A PICK. #TRUTH!!

797 days ago
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haveababybymebaby    

exhaustion from touching too many tots.

797 days ago
13.

Majestik    

I'm wondering there, TMZ. Have you seen the comments on this thread? Does it not bother you that you are posting about a health scare for some individual that should be on a "Sexual Predators" list?

797 days ago
14.

haveababybymebaby    

R is feeling a bit crap because he realised that last chick he screwed was over 18. it's really taken it's tole on him. poor guy.

797 days ago
15.

SStev441    

You hating stupid ass bitches and don forget the courts found him NOT GUILTY, so **** off cause your ass broke and mad!

797 days ago
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