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Pretty Yende hospitalised

Talented opera singer Pretty Yende, who performed at King Charles III coronation a week ago has been hospitalised. The opera star Pretty Yende revealed on Wednesday, 10 May that she was hospitalised after sustaining a serious leg injury.

The singer added she sustained a “serious injury” before performing at the coronation of King Charles III. She had to cancel her upcoming performance in Vienna and has apologised for being unable to take the stage. The opera star, who is currently in Vienna amid her performance in Manon at the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna Operahouse)” reports the publication.

Yende tweeted: “I’m so sorry to cancel my last performance of Manon @WrStaatsoper due to sustaining a serious injury on my 2nd performance. I was hoping I’d heal but unfortunately, it’s the opposite. This is how I spent eve hours before the coronation performance I need to follow medical advice. singer Pretty Yende stunned in a bright yellow gown at the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday, 6 May, at London’s Westminster Abbey.

 Pretty Yende

I take every opportunity I get. Whenever I’m invited or given a task, I do the best I can because I know that it’s not only for me but for so many of us.”

The star thanked French designer Stéphane Rolland for her custom couture in an Instagram post: “Forever grateful to the legendary @graff for the remarkable jewels. And to the brilliant @stephanerolland_paris for my spectacular Custom Couture dress designed specifically for my performance at the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla today at Westminster Abbey.”

Source: thesouthafrican

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Skeem Saam

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