Michael Bolton reveals he had brain tumor surgery after diagnosis

Michael Bolton, the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, has revealed that he was diagnosed with a brain tumour shortly before the holidays and underwent immediate surgery.

In a Facebook post on Friday, Bolton, 70, shared the news with his fans and thanked them for their support and prayers.

“I wanted to let you all know that I was diagnosed with a brain tumour just before the holidays, which required me to undergo immediate surgery,” he wrote. “Thankfully, the surgery went well, and I am now recuperating at home.”

Bolton did not disclose the type or stage of his brain tumour, but said he was optimistic about his prognosis and recovery.

“I am feeling hopeful and grateful for the amazing care I received from my doctors and nurses,” he continued. “I am also overwhelmed by the love and kindness I have received from my family, friends, and fans. You have all been a source of strength and inspiration for me during this difficult time.”

Bolton added that he will be taking a temporary break from touring and performing to focus on his health and well-being.

“I apologize to anyone who had tickets to see me in the coming weeks. I hope to reschedule the shows as soon as possible,” he said. “I appreciate your understanding and patience as I heal and recover. I look forward to seeing you all again soon and sharing my music with you.”

Bolton is best known for his powerful ballads and soulful vocals, such as “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You”, “When a Man Loves a Woman”, and “Said I Loved You…But I Lied”. He has sold over 75 million records worldwide and won six American Music Awards and two Grammy Awards.

He is also an active philanthropist and humanitarian, supporting causes such as education, children’s health, and social justice. Not only that, but he founded the Michael Bolton Charities in 1993, which helps victims of domestic violence and at-risk youth. He has also participated in several global initiatives, such as the United Nations’ World Food Programme and the Campaign to End Fistula.

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