'American Idol' Champ Phillip Phillips Undergoes Kidney Surgery


After a painful several weeks,American Idol winnerPhillip Phillips has undergone surgery to remove massive kidney stones that sidelined him during his run on the Fox competition.

"Surgery went well, he’s resting and will be ready for the Idol tour kick off in July!," Leslie Fradkin, a representative for Idolproducers 19 Entertainment, tells THR. She had no further comment.

The 21-year-old Georgia native, who managed to beatJessica Sanchez in the May 23 finale despite his illness, had an operation that lasted six and a half hours on Wednesday, according to TMZ. Read More...



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