Nick Cannon Released From Hospital After Kidney Operation

Celebrity News Jan. 9, 2012 AT 5:06PM
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Nick Cannon is in recovery.

The 31-year-old America's Got Talent host and Up All Night actor was hospitalized in Aspen, Colorado for "mild kidney failure" on Wednesday. After being transferred to a hospital in L.A., Cannon underwent surgery Friday morning.

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"Nick was released over the weekend to be with his family," Cannon's rep tells Us Weekly in a statement. "He is resting and recovering at home and would like to thank everyone who has expressed concern, well wishes and prayers."

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Mariah Carey's husband is expected to return to his morning radio show, Rollin' With Nick Cannon, on January 17.

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"Nick is getting better," the 41-year-old singer and mother of two tweeted Sunday. "We love and appreciate all the ongoing kind words."

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