Jedward's Edward Grimes rushed to hospital for emergency surgery after "life-threatening situation" 1 month ago

Jedward's Edward Grimes rushed to hospital for emergency surgery after "life-threatening situation"

Edward posted to social media about the "life-threatening and scary situation", saying he is thankfully now on the "road to recovery".

Jedward's Edward Grimes has revealed he was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery to remove his appendix.

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The singer and presenter took to Twitter to describe what happened and posted a selfie from his hospital bed.

He wrote: "Just had immediate surgery to remove my appendix. It was a life-threatening and scary situation but I’m grateful the emergency team have operated on me and stopped the agony. I’m healing and on the road to recovery!"

In a follow-up post, Edward thanked his fans for their caring messages and urged people to take abdominal pain seriously.

He wrote: "I'm urging everyone to please take severe pain in the abdominal area seriously as I've never experienced excruciating pain like this and knew something wasn't right.

"Blood tests and CT scans indicated I needed surgery. I'm grateful it was caught in time... Don't brush off key signs from your body as health is everything".

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Edward also said he was disappointed he would not get to watch Eurovision tonight with his twin brother and bandmate John and his family.

He said: "Like of all times of the year, it had to be Eurovision night. Here alone not watching it with John and my family and dogs is wtf."

After becoming famous through The X-Factor, Jedward represented Ireland twice at the Eurovision Song Contest.

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