'As soon as the curtain closed I would fall back into my wheelchair': ...

Mar 26, 2012 Full story: Daily Mail

Barry Manilow has revealed that he was in such agony after undergoing a hip operation that he collapsed into a wheelchair at the end of his shows.

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itsmeandonlyme

Hinsdale, IL

#1 Mar 27, 2012
Barry loves his fans which is correct but he should take care of himself and just cancel what he has going on now.Most of his fans would want him to do that. If he is so exhausted and in such pain after a show why does he want to risk his health? His true fans will understand. Better safe than sorry as they say. Nothing is worth risking your health.
Elaine

Alexandria, LA

#2 Mar 29, 2012
They never should have scheduled any of these shows until AFTER his surgery when they could then assess the time he would need to properly recover. Right now he should give it at least three more months before performing again, but of course he won't. He'll be back on the stage on the 11th.
vdawson54

Mesa, AZ

#3 Mar 30, 2012
I thnk Barry should more time to recover and he has not been well for a long time and he should take time off he deserve it i do admire the courage and strength for him to go through all that pain and be out there for us

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