facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Singer Connie Francis hospitalized

July 25, 2008 at 9:14 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
WESTBURY, N.Y., July 25 (UPI) -- Famed 1960s pop singer Connie Francis was hospitalized for high blood pressure this week and had to cancel a performance with singer Neil Sedaka in New York.

Francis, 69, was scheduled to perform with Sedaka at The Capital One Bank Theatre in Westbury Wednesday night, but instead was admitted to Long Island Jewish Medical Center's coronary care unit with dangerously high blood pressure, Newsday reported.

"She really wanted to do the show and she didn't want to disappoint her fans or her dear friend Neil Sedaka," her agent Mike Church told the newspaper. "But her doctor told her that it would be dangerous. ... We expect her to be back on her feet and out doing shows very soon."

Francis is best known for her hits "Where the Boys Are," "Who's Sorry Now?" and "Lipstick on Your Collar."

© 2008 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Teresa and Joe Giudice distant since sentencing Teresa and Joe Giudice distant since sentencing
2
Uma Thurman's look-alike daughter, Maya, attends film premiere with her mom Uma Thurman's look-alike daughter, Maya, attends film premiere with her mom
3
Donnie Wahlberg 'wonderful' in bed, says Jenny McCarthy Donnie Wahlberg 'wonderful' in bed, says Jenny McCarthy
4
Shania Twain announces new album and tour Shania Twain announces new album and tour
5
Kat Von D's tattoo shop, High Voltage, damaged in fire Kat Von D's tattoo shop, High Voltage, damaged in fire
Trending News
Around the Web
x
Feedback