A video posted by Kristyn (@kristyn5527) on May 14, 2016 at 10:13pm PDT UPDATE 5/15 @ 6:30 PM: Red Hot Chili Peppers Share Optimistic Update On Anthony Kiedis’ HealthThe Red Hot Chili Peppers were to headline KROQ Weenie Roast in Irvine, California last night, but had to last-minute cancel. 53-year-old Anthony Kiedis was reportedly rushed to the hospital for “extreme stomach pain,” according to Billboard. Instead, Weezer extended their set and Blink-182, who was not previously scheduled to perform at the festival, closed the show.The band broke the news to the festival-goers, who were audibly devastated to hear that the day event’s headliner would not be performing. Bassist Flea announced, “Anthony is on his way to the hospital right now and we’re unable to play this evening,” he said. “We are devastated about it. We’re really sad. We love you so much. We live to rock. …. But unfortunately there’s a medical thing that happened and he needed to deal with it.” Watch their announcement below: Drummer Chad Smith also tweeted about the situation: The Red Hot Chili Peppers are next scheduled to play the iHeartRadio Theater in Burbank, California on May 17th.
Anthony Kiedis Hospitalized, Red Hot Chili Peppers Forced To Cancel Headlining Festival Appearance