Gay Godfather Of Emo Morrissey Battling Double Pneumonia In SF Hospital

Morrissey-001Morrissey, former front man of the Smiths, was diagnosed with double pneumonia on Friday and has been forced to cancel upcoming shows in San Francisco while he recovers.

The openly gay singer, 53, is expected to recover and still plans to headline the Vive Latino festival on March 14 in Mexico City.

A longtime vegan, Morrissey has nonetheless been plagued with health problems—in January he was diafnosed with bleeding ulcers and had to cancel several tour dates.  At the time, he  posted online: “The reports of my death have been greatly understated. Once admitted to the William Beaumont Hospital at Royal Oak in Michigan, I received treatment for concussion, a bleeding ulcer, and Barrett’s esophagus. The positive from all of this is that there are now no known ailments left for me to try.”

Don’t tempt fate, Mozzer—we need you on your feet and moping on stage as soon as possible!