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King Diamond's Wife Posts Health Update

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King Diamond's wife, Livia has posted a message online regarding the health of her husband, following his recent triple bypass. Her message reads as follows:

"Hi Everyone,

"Some of you have been asking for an update on King's health, so I thought I'll write what's been going on.

"King has just finished his cardiac rehabilitation program this past Friday, and graduated with flying colors. Thanks to the wonderful people at the rehab center, his exercise regimen help him gain a lot of muscle, and start on the road of building up good endurance. We will start regular exercises now to get the endurance up to nice levels.The examinations by his heart surgeon and cardiologist revealed that his health is steadily improving, and they all expect him to feel better than ever, 15 years younger than he really is.

"I am immensely proud of what he has achieved in these short 3 months, stopped smoking entirely, changed diet and doing regular exercise among other things. I cannot say anything certain about when he will be back working on King Diamond related things, but he is looking forward to finishing the DVDs eventually, and he is most certainly not stopping music.

"I hope this information was helpful, I can honestly say that his progress has been nothing short of amazing. He is the strongest person I know.

"He would also like to extend his huge gratitude to all of you, for your absolutely amazing support. It has really meant a lot to him.

"Cheers and Stay Heavy,
Livia

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1. R Tenney writes:

Good news on Kings improved health. Can't wait for him to totally get back on his feet;record;and get back on the road! Long time King Diamond @ Mercyful Fate fan here.

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2. BrianMN writes:

Thank you Satan.

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3. decapitator94 writes:

Long live the king!

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 2:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. R Tenney writes:

We can only hope #3! Had advanced ticks for Kings last tour in Worcester Ma that was cancelled due to back surgery. Hoping he's getting back on his feet; ready to record sometime soon! Metal world misses @ needs his presence!

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 2:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Been-a-Dreamer writes:

Excellent news. He's not just doing well, he's doing DAMN well!!! I hope he continues to stay in good health. IMO, he is one of the greatest metal vocalists of all time. Hail to the KING, baby! \m/

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 3:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. R Tenney writes:

Aah metal dreamer we obviously are into the same bands. King needs to come back because he's such a huge looming presance and icon! Fatal Portrait; Abagail; his work with Mercyful Fate;my all time favorite Don't Break The Oath! Noticed his wife is half his age ! Lucky f***er! She's like 26 !

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7. Shno writes:

LONG LIVE THE KING!

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 4:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. zarathustra_999 writes:

Not stopping music....Next tourdate, Maryland Deathfest 2012. What better way to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Deathfest. Glad he's getting better.

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9. ThrashattheHeart writes:

King Diamond is God. I can not wait for him to completly recover and get back to touring and making music! LONG LIVE THE KING!!!

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10. thadeus writes:

Best wishes to you brother!

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 9:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. hellrat writes:

fvck ya man, King Fvckin Diamond!!

that dude is fvcking invincible....Long Live the King Indeed!!

NP----Satans Fall---Mercyful Fate \m/

# Mar 14, 2011 @ 10:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. R Tenney writes:

f*** yeah HR! Hopefully your words ring true as prophetic! Can't afford to lose the Mighty King! I fly the old school flag quite unabashedley I must abmit! Long live King Diamond!

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13. Triforce writes:

Heeeeeeeee's back!

f*** yeah.

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14. decapitator94 writes:

#4 I'm telling you, that guy will not die. He is immortal.

# Mar 15, 2011 @ 10:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. wilco writes:

good news at least the king is doing beter

# Mar 15, 2011 @ 10:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. all hail writes:

hail to the king baby

# Mar 15, 2011 @ 7:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Armageddon writes:

hellz yeah!

# Mar 16, 2011 @ 12:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. SENSORY DEFECT writes:

GET WELL KING ,WE WANT YOU TO LIVE A LONG TIME!! WE ALL MISS YOU!! STAY METAL!!!

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