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Star Jones in recovery after heart surgery

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Star Jones is recovering well following recent heart surgery, according to a statement released yesterday.

The lawyer’s representative confirmed that Jones had has the pre-planned surgery on Wednesday, March 17th. Speaking to People, the rep added: “This recent surgery is a follow-up to the thoracic surgery she had 30 years ago. The procedure was successful and she is recovering well with her family. Star is grateful for everyone’s thoughts and prayers.“

Earlier today Jones posted a message to her well-wishers on Twitter: “Thank you for all the good wishes and prayers…I feel them all,“ adding, “By the way…who knew ice chips could taste like steak! Hahahahahaha.“

According to People, the TV personality underwent gastric bypass surgery in 2003 and lost 160lbs as a result.

Other celebrities who have had heart surgery include Michael Lohan, Burt Reynolds, Bill Clinton and Robin Williams.

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