Stevie Wonder To Undergo Kidney Transplant This Year

Stevie Wonder announced Saturday that he plans to take a break from performing to prepare for kidney replacement surgery.

Wonder told the audience during a set at the British Summer Time Hyde Park concert series in London: “I’m all good. I have a donor, it’s all good. I want you to know: I came here to give you my love and to thank you for your love.”

Wonder, 69, said he would perform three more dates before his surgery, scheduled for September. He  said he made the announcement to quell rumors about his health. “I don’t want to have any rumors about it, so I’m telling you about it because I like to keep it real with you all the time,” Wonder told the crowd.

Stevie Wonder tells London concert he will have a kidney transplant


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