Tori Kelly has been hospitalized after she collapsed in public. Fans have naturally been worried about her status in the days since., and the singer’s husband is finally opening up about what happened

Why Was Tori Kelly Hospitalized?

The “Dear No One” singer, 30, fainted after her heartbeat quickened while out to dinner with friends in downtown Los Angeles on July 23, according to reports.

Tori’s friends transported her to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where doctors found blood clots around her lungs and legs. Her condition is “really serious” and she had been “in and out of consciousness,” per one outlet.

What Has Tori Kelly Said About Her Hospitalization?

Tori’s husband André Murillo shared an update on the singer’s health several days after she was hospitalized.

“Tori is smiling again and feeling stronger. Not fully out of the woods but we see the sun. Just waiting on a few more answers,” he wrote on social media on July 26. “Your love and kindness has been overwhelming. Thank you so much!”

How Is Tori Kelly Doing After Her Health Scare?

Tori revealed how she’s doing following the health scare while appearing on the October 10 episode of The Jennifer Hudson Show.

“It’s been a crazy few months, a crazy year,” she told the host. “I actually ended up collapsing one night and they found out that I had blood clots. It was really crazy and scary.”

Tori added that her “family was definitely there” for her. “I had a peace throughout most of it, but I was just kinda confused and wondering what was going on,” she noted.

“I thankfully had some amazing doctors who were able to just take care of everything and get me healthy,” the “Let’s Go Crazy” singer continued.

She then opened up about the current status of her health and explained “it’s a manageable thing now.”

“I feel amazing. They’re still monitoring me, but yeah I feel great,” Tori shared. “I’m back to singing and back to doing my thing. I feel really good, I’m really grateful.”

What Does Tori Kelly Do For a Living?

The California native got her start as a singer by auditioning for several competition shows, and memorably appeared on American Idol in 2010. Tori was eliminated after making it to the Hollywood week, though continued to make music and independently released her self-produced debut EP, Handmade Songs by Tori Kelly, in 2012.

She has gone on to release the albums Unbreakable Smile (2015); Hiding Place (2018); Inspired by True Events (2019) and A Tori Kelly Christmas (2020).

Tori was hospitalized just five days before the release OF her latest EP, Tori, on July 28. “This is the first taste of much more to come,” the “Nobody Love” singer teased via Instagram on July 11 and encouraged her followers to “pre-save” the new songs.

Ahead of her new EP, Tori told Elite Daily in May that “music is kind of all I know” and she has “been craving for fans to hear” her upcoming songs.

“We were inspired by hip-hop — late ‘90s, to be specific — and R&B is definitely a big inspiration of mine,” she said about the inspiration for her latest project. “ I’m touching on all these different musical aspects of my career, but at the same time, it’s a new musical era for me and there’s so much more to discover.”

Tori Kelly Hospitalized for Blood Clots After Collapsing in Public: Inside Health Scare
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Meanwhile, Tori said she has plans to go on tour following the release of the EP. “I miss touring so much. I was actually on a world tour right as Covid was happening, and it was heartbreaking to have to cancel that,” she told People in March. “Since then, I haven’t been able to tour.”

“That’s one of the most exciting things I’m looking forward to,” Tori continued about an upcoming tour. “I can’t give any details or anything yet, but I cannot wait just to see fans again and belt out these songs with them.”

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