Johnny Hallyday admitted to LA hospital

Dec 09, 2009 by Ian Evans

Johnny Hallyday at TIFF 2009

Johnny Hallyday, pictured here at Vengeance premiere at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival, was hospitalized with a post-operative infection. Photo: Ian Evans ©2009 All rights reserved.

Veteran French rock star and actor Johnny Hallyday has been admitted to hospital in Los Angeles , a spokesman confirmed Tuesday. The 66-year-old star, who has sold over 100 million albums, is suffering from a post-operative infection following a November surgery for a slipped disc.

According to a statement, “His condition is stable and he should come out of hospital in several days.”