Phillips’ doctor ordered the singer, who has a history of severe kidney stones, to have emergency two weeks ago but he put off the operation until after the “Idol” finale.
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Phillips, 21, actually had eight operations during the taping of “American Idol”, according to his father.
The adorable singer will be resting for up to six weeks, recuperating in style in a Malibu mansion owned by a producer of the singing competition show.