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Kelly Clarkson underwent appendix surgery hours after hosting Billboard Music Awards

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Singer Kelly Clarkson has revealed that she underwent a surgery to get her appendix removed, hours after she hosted 2019 Billboard Music Awards.

The 37-year-old shared the of Twitter, saying that she flew back home soon after the show wrapped as she started experiencing pain.

She said she underwent surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Thursday and is now "feeling awesome".

"Not going to lie.... I may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain. But thanks to all the amazing people @Cedars-Sinai I flew home directly after the event, nailed the surgery early this morning, and feeling awesome now," Clarkson wrote on the microblogging site.

"Bye bye appendix #TheShowMustGoOn" she added.

According to Entertainment Tonight, the surgery did not appear to be an emergency procedure, as Clarkson had been experiencing intense appendicitis pain since past one week.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, May 03 2019. 14:55 IST