Robin Gibb The 62-year-old disco icon is reportedly in a coma after contracting pneumonia, according to his website. Gibb recently declared himself ”in remission” from colon cancer that had reportedly spread to his liver, the Bee Gees, however he is now is fighting for his life yet again.
A statement posted on Gibb’s website today revealed the musician underwent emergency surgery on Monday to remove “a blood clot that caused perforation.” The procedure followed an earlier operation for a twisted intestine and is said not to be related to his recent bout with cancer.
“He is currently being monitored and resting in [the] hospital and his family are hoping for his full recovery. We ask that Robin and his family’s privacy be respected during this period,” read the statement.