B.B. King Rushed to Las Vegas Hospital: Report

B.B. King
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B.B. King performs on stage during the 2013 Crossroads Guitar Festival at Madison Square Garden on April 12, 2013 in New York City.  

Legendary blues guitarist B.B. King was rushed to a Las Vegas hospital over the weekend, according to a report from TMZ. The report says the 89-year-old was treated for diabetes-related symptoms.

After experiencing health problems in late 2014, King -- a longtime fixture on the road -- canceled all performances and hasn't been in the public eye since.

Billboard is awaiting comment from King's rep.

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