Kenny Rogers' team has issued a statement today that the country icon was recently admitted to a hospital to be treated for dehydration. A number of unnamed media outlets have reported about the 80 year-old singer's health, which Rogers' team calls "wild misinformation and speculation."
"Kenny was recently admitted to a local Georgia hospital and treated for dehydration," reads the statement. "Rogers will remain there to complete some physical therapy to get his strength back prior to discharge. He appreciates the concern and well wishes he has received from his fans and can assure everyone he plans on sticking around through the years to come."
Rogers retired from performing on Oct. 25, 2017 after having performed for six decades.
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Article image: Kenny Rogers performing in Sydney, Australia in 2012. (Eva Rinaldi [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.)