Joe Perry Shares He Is 'Doing Well' After NYC Health Scare

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Joe Perry visits the SiriusXM Studios on Nov. 9, 2018 in New York City. 

After a medical emergency on Saturday, Joe Perry let his fans know that he is feeling much better. "Doing well, thanks for all the love and support!" the Aerosmith member tweeted Tuesday (Nov. 13).

During a special appearance at a Billy Joel concert in New York on Saturday, Perry reportedly collapsed backstage after his cameo. Although the 68-year-old was "alert and responsive" after going to the hospital, the cause for the emergency is still uncertain.

"Following a guest performance during Billy Joel’s show last night at Madison Square Garden, Joe Perry experienced shortness of breath and was treated backstage by paramedics who gave the guitarist oxygen and used a tracheal tube to clear his airway before taking him to a hospital," Perry's representative wrote in a statement over the weekend, adding that Perry is expected to return to the road later this month.

 

While resting and recovering from the scare, Perry also took the time to praise iconic comic book writer Stan Lee, who died Monday at age 95.

See Perry's tweets below.


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