Mick Jagger is reportedly set to undergo a heart valve replacement surgery.
The Rolling Stones has postponed their upcoming North American tour after announcing the doctor's orders to their singer to rest up.
The news of his surgery came from a source telling Drudge Report that Jagger will be undergoing surgery in New York this Friday and that he will make a full recovery.
Professor Sir Nilesh Samani, Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation, said Mick will probably have keyhole surgery. He explains, “The benefit is that there are no big scars that need to heal, unlike open heart surgery."
“A patient can expect to go home within 24 to 48 hours, feel well one or two weeks later and be back to normal health after a month. The procedure is highly successful and if all goes well, it is possible Mick will have more energy than previously.”
"I really hate letting you down like this. 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," says Jagger in a statement.
Bandmate Ronnie Wood also tweeted, "We’ll miss you over the next few weeks, but we’re looking forward to seeing you all again very soon. Here’s to Mick ~ thanks for your supportive messages it means so much to us."