Entries Beginning with B
B. B. is said to have foot problems due to long-standing diabetes. He now plays his concerts seated since he is unable to stand for long periods of time.
OK, most singers and actors get stage fright, but her stage fright stemmed from a common mistake:
Forgetting her own lyrics in a 1967 concert in front of over 120000 people in Central Park. While most tried to keep a brave face, brush it off and carry on, she couldn't believe that she made that mistake. As a perfectionist that she is, she feared the mistake will happen again, so she never performed live for 30 years!
Bedrich Smetana: Deafness
The great Czech composer was deaf during the last 10 years of his life, during which he wrote his famous symphonic poem cycle Ma Vlast.
Todd W. Zimmerman
Underwent throat surgery in late 2007. He can still sing really well, though.
All of the members suffer from frequent panic attacks.
A bout of rheumatic fever during his childhood left Darin's heart in a permanently damaged and enlarged condition. His accomplishments as a singer, songwriter, producer and actor are often attributed to the fact that he was advised by doctors that he would not live past the age of 18, therefore he was aggressive and took risks throughout what ended up being 37 years. For further details, get the DVD of Beyond The Sea. Kevin Spacey is awesome as Darin.
He was diagnosed when he was 6 years old.
Brian underwent open-heart surgery in 1998 to close a prick in his heart. He had to carry an oxygen tank around during his recovery, and he's obviously still alive and well today.
Brian was born with a hole in his heart that needed immediate surgery to correct it. In 1998 Brian founded the Healthy Heart club a charity that provides financial help to those needing heart surgery.
Britney was recently diaganosed as being Bi-Polar which would explain some of her erratic behaviours.
2007-2008, despite medical records being confidential. Shown extreme case of it when she shaved her hair.
He got this when he was involved in a motorcycle accident in his youth. This accident also gave him a minor concussion effect that kept him from being drafted during the Vietnam War.
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