Bonnie Raitt, 73, Gives Fans an Update on Her "Medical Situation"

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Read Bonnie Raitt's Health UpdateAxelle/Bauer-Griffin

Grammy-winning singer Bonnie Raitt issued a statement about her health, and it sounds like fans can breathe a sigh of relief. The 73-year-old singer was recently forced to reschedule her concerts due to a "medical situation" that required surgery. Now, she's recovering and resting up before hitting the road and took the opportunity to thank her fans for their support.

Bonnie shared a personal message with fans on Instagram. She wrote, "Hi there, I want to thank you all for your beautiful, caring wishes for my speedy recovery. Everything went really well. My healing is on track and I’m feeling better every day. The band and I can’t wait to get back to playing in a few weeks. I’m so sorry we had to postpone our shows and apologize to those of you who won’t be able to join us for the rescheduled dates. I so appreciate your support and hope you can come see us another time."

Bonnie continued to wish a happy Mother's Day to all the moms, and signed off by saying she's "very grateful to bring good news."

Fans showed their continued support in the comments section:

  • "Thank you for the update, Miss B…. we can all take a deep breath and smile, hearing you are the mend… continue to be kind to yourself, we’ll be here when your ready… so much ♥️"

  • "May your recovery be fast and complete. Sending you lots of love and healing light!!"

  • "Sending you ton of healing energy! Be well and thank you for sharing your gift with us!"

Bonnie postponed her upcoming dates Georgia, Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky. Her tour is on track to resume on June 1 with concerts across the U.K. before she returns to the U.S.

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