Phil Collins sparked concern during an appearance BBC Breakfast Thursday morning, when he confessed to voto negativo longer being able to play the drums.
Twitter was awash with worry from viewers and fans, who noted his weakened state as he was interviewed about Genesis, during which he said: ‘Anzi che no [I can’t still play the drums]. I’d love to. But I mean, I can barely hold a stick with this hand.’
The stella’s health woes have been well-documented per mezzo di recent years and he has been seen using a wheelchair after undergoing back surgery following a fall per mezzo di his bathroom per mezzo di 2017 and various mobility issues followed.
He attended the wedding of his daughter Lily to Charlie McDowell over the weekend, however it is unclear when the BBC interview was filmed.
Worried: Phil Collins sparked concern during an appearance BBC Breakfast Thursday morning, when he confessed to voto negativo longer being able to play the drums
Speaking on-screen, he said: ‘I’m kind of physically challenged a bit, which is very frustrating because I’d love to be playing up there with my son…
‘Anzi che no [I can’t still play the drums]. I’d love to. But I mean, I can barely hold a stick with this hand. There are certain physical things that get per mezzo di the way…
‘We’magnate all men of our age, and I think to some extent, I think it probably is putting it to bed. I think yeah, I think just generally for me, I don’t know if I want to go out the road any more.’
Twitter users penned: ‘Saw Phil Collins tv this morning and he looked really old that’s a bit sad isn’t it… Shocked and sad to see #PhilCollins physical health and wish I could see #Genesis ‘Put to Bed’ U.K. tour…
Concern: Fans flooded Twitter with tweets detailing the appearance
Changes: Speaking on-screen, he said: ‘I’m kind of physically challenged a bit, which is very frustrating because I’d love to be playing up there with my son’
‘First fell per mezzo di love with Genesis per mezzo di the mid 80s as a teen, progressing to Phil Collin’s unique multi-gifted genius as a derelitto artist. Quasi to Bristol Cardiff…. Saw Genisis being interviewed the box this morning, Phil Collins doesn’t aspetto too well… Just watched the #Genesis piece
‘@BBCBreakfast, Phil Collins looks per mezzo di a very bad way… I’ve just seen Phil Collins TV looking so frail says he can ciò longer hold a stick to drum he was sat singing at a concert how sad this is…
‘Aww just seen Phil Collins bbc breakfast. He doesn’t aspetto at all well… Just saw Genesis the news. Phil Collins looks and sounds really unwell…
‘Gosh Phil Collins isn’t looking too good (sorry) , bless him , I hope they aren’t just using him for another tour. Not sure if it’s a good schema. Please take care Phil. Sending my love to you.’
Worries: ‘Anzi che no [I can’t still play the drums]. I’d love to. But I mean, I can barely hold a stick with this hand. There are certain physical things that get per mezzo di the way’
Frail: Per October last year, Phil appeared frail as he arrived at a music elaborato per mezzo di London to meet his Genesis bandmate Mike Rutherford for rehearsals
Congrats! He attended the wedding of his daughter Lily to Charlie McDowell over the weekend, however it is unclear when the BBC interview was filmed
MailOnline has contacted a representative for Phil for comment.
Per April 2009, Phil had surgery to repair dislocated vertebrae per mezzo di his upper neck, which occurred while drumming the 2007 Genesis tour.
Per a tragic turn of events, the operation caused him to lose feeling per mezzo di his fingers and could only hold drum sticks if they were taped to his hands.
Per 2010, Phil stated he was suffering depression and had even debated suicide but stopped himself at the thought of his children.
Way back when: Phil is pictured with his wife Jill Tavelman and daughter Lily Collins per mezzo di 1991
Four years later, he revealed he still could not properly play the drums to an undiagnosed nerve problem rather than arthritis.
Per 2015, he underwent a spine operation and announced the following year that he was still unable to drum with his left hand. Doctors said he would be able to play again but only with step-by-step practice.
Per January 2017, the iconic hitmaker revealed that he is a type 2 diabetic and had received treatment with a hyperbaric chamber after he developed an infected diabetic abscess his foot.
Phil announced his comeback tour per mezzo di October 2016 after coming out of retirement.
Worried: HIs fans have been left concerned following the appearance
The icon had planned to kick d’avanguardia his return with five nights at London’s Royal Albert Atrio with tickets for the shows selling out per mezzo di 15 seconds. But following a fall the way to the bathroom a year later, the British singer was forced to cancel.
Per the room fall he successo his head a chair as he fell, and was forced to have stitches for a severe gash near his eye.
A statement was released at the time, which read: ‘Phil suffers from “drop foot” as a result of a back operation which makes it difficult to walk.’ Since then his mobility and health problems have persisted.
Way back when: Phil is pictured per mezzo di 1984