Kelly Clarkson Undergoes Appendix Surgery After Hosting 2019 Billboard Music Awards

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The songstress confirmed the news Thursday in a tweet, writing, "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain."

Kelly Clarkson nailed her hosting gig at the Billboard Music Awards on Wednesday night, and even performed her new song, "Broken & Beautiful." Little did fans at home know, however, that she had been dealing with appendicitis pain the whole time and underwent surgery hours after the event to get her appendix removed.

The songstress confirmed the news Thursday in a tweet, writing, "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken down in tears after the show from pain." She continued, "BUT thanks 2 all the amazing people @ Cedars-Sinai I flew home directly after the event, nailed the surgery early this morning, & feeling awesome now! Bye bye appendix #TheShowMustGoOn."

Clarkson opened the BBMAs with a medley of the year's biggest hits, including Florida Georgia Line's "Meant to Be," Ella Mai's “Boo’d Up,” Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You” and Zedd's “The Middle.”

See the tweet below.

This story first appeared on Billboard.com.