Tyrese Hospitalized After Motorcycle Crash

Singer and actor Tyrese (full name: Tyrese Gibson) has been hospitalized for injuries from a motorcycle accident last week, his spokesperson said. The 23-year-old performer sustained cuts and injured

Singer and actor Tyrese (full name: Tyrese Gibson) has been hospitalized for injuries from a motorcycle accident last week, his spokesperson said. The 23-year-old performer sustained cuts and injured his back in the crash last Friday in a desert area of Riverside County in Southern California. Tyrese and some friends had been riding their motorcycles in an off-road area when the accident happened.

The spokesperson said he did not know what caused the crash but said Tyrese was thrown from the motorcycle, which was totaled. Initially treated at a hospital there and released, Tyrese experienced lingering back pains and checked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on Monday. He is in stable condition but is expected to remain hospitalized at least until this weekend.

Tyrese's most recent RCA album, "2000 Watts," debuted last fall at No. 4 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 10 on The Billboard 200. He has since signed with J Records and recently began work on his debut for the label. Tyrese also starred in last year's gritty urban drama "Baby Boy," directed by John Singleton.


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