Brian May, Guitarist of Queen, Sent to Hospital for Ripping His Buttocks

The subject of Bohemian Rhapsody and the legendary guitarist of Queen Brian May was sent to the hospital recently, though he made sure to inform fans that it wasn't because of coronavirus — but because of an incident in the garden where he "shredded his buttocks." The musician responded to fans on his Instagram page after going silent for a few days, and now May is having to take the time to relax and recover.

Fans ended up asking for further details, but they won’t be coming for right now. May released a new version of “We Are the Champions” in support of essential workers out there fighting the pandemic.

May wrote on social media, “Reality check ! For me. No - the Virus didn’t get me yet - thank God. Hope you’re all keeping extra-safe out there. A decision to relax controls doesn’t suddenly make the danger go away. But me ?? Yes, I’ve been quiet. Reason ? As well as getting over-stretched and harassed by too many demands ... I managed to rip my Gluteus Maximus to shreds in a moment of over-enthusiastic gardening.”

“So suddenly I find myself in a hospital getting scanned to find out exactly how much I’ve actually damaged myself,” he continued. “Turns out I did a thorough job - this is a couple of days ago - and I won’t be able to walk for a while ... or sleep, without a lot of assistance, because the pain is relentless. So, folks ... I need to go dark for a while, getting some complete rest, at home. Please, please don’t send me sympathy - I just need some healing silence for a while. I’ll be back - but I need the complete break. OK ? Thanks. Take care out there. Bri”

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Reality check ! For me. No - the Virus didn’t get me yet - thank God. Hope you’re all keeping extra-safe out there. A decision to relax controls doesn’t suddenly make the danger go away. But me ?? Yes, I’ve been quiet. Reason ? As well as getting over-stretched and harassed by too many demands ... I managed to rip my Gluteus Maximus to shreds in a moment of over-enthusiastic gardening. So suddenly I find myself in a hospital getting scanned to find out exactly how much I’ve actually damaged myself. Turns out I did a thorough job - this is a couple of days ago - and I won’t be able to walk for a while ... or sleep, without a lot of assistance, because the pain is relentless. So, folks ... I need to go dark for a while, getting some complete rest, at home. Please, please don’t send me sympathy - I just need some healing silence for a while. I’ll be back - but I need the complete break. OK ? Thanks. Take care out there. Bri

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Hopefully, the legend has some time to rest up and possibly not garden quite as hard as the rest of the summer proceeds. At some point Queen and new lead singer Adam Lambert will be able to complete their European tour after the coronavirus pandemic passes.

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