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Breaking News: SHINee's Onew in Recovery After Vocal Chord Surgery

June 10, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT

SHINee's Onew at Incheon International Airport on March 10 Credit: Yi Seon Hwa/ Dispatch Images

SHINee's Onew at Incheon International Airport on March 10
Credit: Yi Seon Hwa/ Dispatch Images

Onew from boy band SHINee is recovering after vocal chord surgery last week, IdolWow! can confirm.

A rep at SM Entertainment revealed today: "On June 3, Onew underwent vocal polyp removal and vocal fold reconstruction surgery at a hospital in Seoul."

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The surgery explains why the 24-year-old boy band star was mysteriously absent from SHINee's recent appearance on KBS2's Music Bank, which saw boys head to Brazil for a special episode.

His spokesman continues: "While it is not detrimental to everyday life, he will for the meanwhile be resting and receiving outpatient treatment."

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The "Everybody" idol was also scheduled to star in musical Singin' In The Rain in Korea but has unfortunately had to pull out.

He is currently resting at his home in Seoul. Get well soon!

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