On Friday, Prince gave everyone a scare when he was rushed to the hospital after an emergency plane landing in Illinois.
A rep told TMZ that the artist had been battling the flu for several weeks, but still wished to perform in Atlanta. After leaving ATL his plane made an emergency landing in Moline, Illinois where he was taken to the hospital. He was released three hours later.
Later, to easy everyone’s minds and show that he was okay, Prince showed up at a dance party in Paisley Park. He showed off his new guitar and piano and told the crowd, “Wait a few days before you waste any prayers.” Typical Prince move.
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