Shane MacGowan’s wife says “doctors are confident he will be OK”.
Victoria May Clarke gave fans an update on The Pogues frontman’s health after he was rushed to hospital last Friday, adding he is being treated for “an infection”.
She said on Twitter on Tuesday night (06.12.22): “I just wanted to thank everyone who has been sending good wishes for @ShaneMacGowan , he is being treated for an infection and the doctors are confident that he will be ok.
“I am just incredibly grateful to them and to all of you.”
Shane, 64, who has used a wheelchair since he broke his pelvis in 2015, has been in and out of hospital in recent years.
Victoria shared the news he was in hospital on Monday (05.12.22) by posting
Alongside a picture of the ‘Fairytale of New York’ singer smiling and tweeting: “Please send prayers and healing vibes to Shane MacGowan in hospital again and really hoping to get out asap!! Thank you.”
Victoria, 56, also told the Irish Mirror about his latest bout of illness Shane is finding it frustrating, adding: “I’m definitely hoping he gets out this week. He’s a bit frustrated, I think. He finds it very frustrating… he wants to get out.”
Victoria and Shane married in Denmark in November 2018 and have been together more than 35 years, with their wedding guests including their close friend Johnny Depp.
Shane also fell and broke his knee in 2021 he fell and broke a knee, before tearing ligaments in his left knee and in April admitted he could no longer walk.