Full recovery expected for Adele post-surgery
November 8th, 2011
10:07 AM ET

Full recovery expected for Adele post-surgery

After a series of cancellations this year due to vocal issues, Adele has undergone throat-related surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital and the medical center tells CNN that the Brit singer is expected to have a full recovery.

In a statement, the hospital explains that Adele underwent laser microsurgery to put a stop to "recurrent vocal cord hemorrhage," which typically is "the result of blood vessels in the vocal cord that can rupture."

The physician who performed the procedure - who, incidentally, has also conducted a similar operation on Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler - is confident that the "Someone Like You" singer will be fine.

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Filed under: Celebrities • Music
Jessica Chastain to play Princess Diana?
November 8th, 2011
09:32 AM ET

Jessica Chastain to play Princess Diana?

Up-and-coming starlet Jessica Chastain may play the late Princess Diana in an upcoming biopic, reports industry blog Thompson on Hollywood.

The actress is reportedly in talks to play Di in “Caught in Flight,” to be directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel (“Downfall”).

The film focuses on Diana’s private relationship with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Kahn, and is described as a “love story between a princess locked in a tower and an ordinary man.”

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