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Tori Kelly Provides Update on Health Scare She Suffered Sunday

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“American Idol” alum Tori Kelly provided an update regarding the health scare she suffered this past Sunday (July 23), which sent her to the ICU at a Los Angeles hospital.

According to reports, Kelly was out with friends on Sunday night when she suddenly collapsed. Doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center discovered that the Christian singer had blood clots throughout her body and near vital organs.

Kelly’s husband, André Murillo, said via an Instagram post on Wednesday that “Tori is smiling again and feeling stronger,” but shared that she wasn’t fully out of the woods just yet. “Just waiting on a few more answers,” he said, thanking everyone for their love and kindness towards his wife.

On Thursday morning, Kelly provided an additional update alongside a reference to Deuteronomy 31:8.

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“Hi friends,” the Grammy Award-winning and Dove Award-winning singer posted on Instagram. “As you may have heard, I’m dealing with some unexpected health challenges.”

“Its been a scary few days,” she continued, “but I can feel your prayers and can’t stop thinking about you. I’m feeling stronger now and hopeful, but unfortunately there are still some things to uncover.”

Kelly praised the doctors and nurses who have been looking after her and shared her disappointment at missing upcoming events and appearances, which were scheduled around the release of her EP this week.

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“I’m heartbroken about all of the things I had planned for this week of releasing my EP, but I know my health must come first,” Kelly said.

Although she won’t be able to promote the EP like she had planned, Kelly told her followers that she still wants them to “enjoy a project that represents the happy place I’ve been in the last few years. I won’t let this hurdle prevent the music from being yours on Friday!”

“I love you all so much and I am truly overwhelmed by all of the love and care I have received. Thank you from the bottom of my heart,” Kelly concluded.

Kelly received messages from fellow Christian artists Brandon LakeAndy Mineo, Tedashii, Israel Houghton, and Jordin Sparks, letting her know they were praying for her complete healing and recovery.