Country Legend Johnny Lee Announces He’s Having Brain Surgery
Country legend Johnny Lee took to social media last night to announce that'll be having two brain surgeries next month.
According to his post, the surgeries will help him walk better. He says he's having trouble with walking due to his Parkinson's disease.
A lot of folks were unaware of this, but apparently about a year ago he was diagnosed with Parkinson's, which is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement.
The first surgery is scheduled for August 7th and will happen in Houston. The second surgery will happen August 21st and Lee says it's to get a battery put in.
From the initial diagnosis, Lee has not shown any signs of backing down from the disease.
He wrote on Facebook about a year ago: "I don't like it one bit but I know that I will not let it get me down. I will deal with this and I refuse to let this get the best of me."
The 73-year-old "Urban Cowboy" is best known for his 1980s hits like "Lookin' For Love," "Cherokee Fiddle," and "The Yellow Rose."
We send our prayers to Johnny during this difficult time.