Mick Jagger has reached out to fans to say thank you for their support and to reassure them that he is on the mend and is feeling ‘much better’ after his heart valve surgery.
The Rolling Stones legend said via his Instagram account: ‘Thank you everyone for all your messages of support, I’m feeling much better now and on the mend – and also a huge thank you to all the hospital staff for doing a superb job.’
The now 75-years-old Jagger is said to recovering at the New York-Presbyterian hospital, he is also being monitored closely for any signs of complications, Billboard reports.
Friends of the singer have said: “He is resting and recovering well.”
Now that the procedure is over the big thing now for Jagger will be significant rest following the transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR).
On Sunday the band announced they were rescheduling their North American No Filter Tour so that Jagger could have the procedure, and following the announcement Jagger tweeted: ‘I’m so sorry to all our fans in America & Canada with tickets. I really hate letting you down like this.
‘I’m devastated for having to postpone the tour but I will be working very hard to be back on stage as soon as I can. Once again, huge apologies to everyone.’
Sources close to the star have said that Jagger is expected to make a complete recovery and be on stage by the summer.
Thank you everyone for all your messages of support, I’m feeling much better now and on the mend – and also a huge thank you to all the hospital staff for doing a superb job.
— Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) April 5, 2019