PUNK icon Hazel O’Connor was rushed to hospital after she collapsed at her home in southwestern France.
The ’80s star was left in a coma after suffering a “brain bleed”, her brother Neil confirmed.
The Eighth Day singer was found at her home on January 9, admitted to the hospital and in a coma after doctors discovered she had a brain bleed.
Sharing a post on his social media, Neil said: “This is an important announcement about my beloved sister, Singer, Musician and Actress, Hazel O’Connor.
“This past Sunday, January 1, 2022, Hazel was discovered at her residence in SW France and is believed to have undergone a serious medical event.
“She was taken to a local hospital, where it was determined that she had suffered a brain bleed and she should be transferred to a large hospital where her condition could be monitored more effectively.
“On Sunday it all comes together and the next 24 hours will determine how resilient she is.
“She was in a coma for about 24 hours and was brought out of it on Monday night and has since shown a lot of progress although, say, her recovery will take some time but she is very tough and responsive to stimulation and therapy.
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“She is receiving the best care and I thank the French medical service there for taking such good care of her.
“Also thanks and appreciation to Pete and Tony who were on hand to help and my liaison all the time and updated me daily on my condition. Hazel Thank you very much.
“So please, all positive thoughts, vibes, intentions are appreciated.
“She will need patience from us and from herself. I already know that she has begun to show her usual temper.
“There will be a separate announcement from Hazel’s management regarding the date and schedule of the tour.
“Thank you for taking the time to read and give your love to my dear sister.”
Fans quickly supported and wished her good health with a line that read: “All the best”.
Another said: “Sending lots of healing energy to Hazel Neil. Wishing her well. I’ve been a fan for many years and I hope she gets over it and recovers quickly. Think of it. to you and your family. I know she can do this.” X”
And someone wrote: “
Sending positive vibes to lovely Hazel. Her Facebook videos keep me entertained during the lockdown, like a special woman.
Icon of the 80s who starred in the hit movie Break the Glass, previously claimed she was sexually assaulted by comedian Benny Hill at his flat in London.
Back in 2017, the singer said that in 1976, he offered her to be one of the Benny Hill girls famous for his thin clothes in exchange for sexual favors.
https://www.thesun.ie/tvandshowbiz/music/8222113/hazel-o-connor-coma/ Pop icon Hazel O’Connor rushed to hospital and comatose with ‘brain bleeding’ after collapsing at home in France