Natalie Cole Hospitalized, Postpones Concert Tour


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Singer Natalie Cole, whos been battling Hepatitis C since being diagnosed in July with the liver disease, is in the hospital.

The combination of the treatment shes been undergoing and the heavy promotional schedule for her new album took its toll. Her doctors decided they needed to put her in the hospital. They expect her to be there for a few days, then shell be on a month of bed rest.
Cole's publicist Maureen OConnor.

She said this setback in Cole's treatment is not considered life-threatening.

Cole was admitted on Sept. 12 in New York City. She called off several in-store appearances, including one scheduled Thursday at a Borders store in Los Angeles, along with a concert tour that was to start Oct. 3 in support of the Still Unforgettable album, which was released last week. “All promotions have been put on hold until further notice," according to a statement.

Cole, 58, told Paula Abdul on Entertainment Tonight last week that she was going to shave her head because chemotherapy was starting to make her hair fall out.

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