‘American Idol’ finale: Phillip Phillips set for kidney surgery next week

How is he holding up?

Just in case anyone was wondering about the current state of Phillip Phillips’ health, he is going to be getting himself all fixed up in the days following up the “American Idol” finale Wednesday night.

According to E! News, Phillip will return home to Georgia for surgery to stop the kidney stone problem that has plagued him in recent weeks immediately following his post-“Idol” press tour in New York City. After the surgery is completed, he is expected to be in recovery for a number of weeks that follow.

Due to the serious nature of the¬†operation, it is believed that Phillip could end up missing the first few dates of the season 11 tour as he continues to try and get himself up to a healthy state again. Kidney problems have been an issue for him all season, and there’s no doubt that he wants to be able to travel without any sort of problems or complaints.

Stay tuned — we will have more on this subject (and the finale) as it happens.

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