The Reggae community was shocked when rumors began to circulate on social media that Bunny Wailer had passed away.. Fortunately, his manager Maxine Stowe confirmed to the press that Neville O'Riley Livingston - also known as “JAH B”-, still alive and recovering in hospital from a stroke he suffered more than two weeks ago. According to reports, Reggae singer is in stable condition and should transition to physical therapy in the next few days.
“Bunny is still with us”, dijo Stowe a Loop, a news portal from Jamaica and the Caribbean. "He had a stroke two Mondays ago, but it stabilized over a week ago, and this morning he was making preparations for his transition to a rehab center. You are past the worst effects of the stroke and are now moving into physical therapy “, he added.
Stowe hinted that fans may have linked the artist's health issue due to mysteriously losing the love of his life a couple of months ago., in May, when it was learned of the disappearance of his partner Jean Watt, who has not yet appeared. According to his manager, Bunny Wailer is doing well considering everything he's been through in this time.
“We appreciate that there is concern that you deal with the ambiguous loss of your partner Jean Watt, who has been missing since May, it could have been overwhelming … Some feel it's too much, but he's resisting it, his faith in Rastafari is where he stands right now. He's fighting the good fight. ", Stowe revealed.
Though Wailer is expected to be discharged from the hospital this week and begin his physical therapy at a rehab center., his representative asks his followers to hold up prayers for his recovery. This is the second time in two years that the reggae icon has suffered a stroke and according to Stowe, the most recent has affected the left side.
Stowe thinks Bunny Wailer will make a full recovery as she prepares to take him to a rehab facility for a month. “After the first in 2018, we moved quickly and with neuroplasticity, we saw great results and how much the brain can heal, if given the opportunity”, said about Bunny Wailer's first stroke and the treatment that followed.
Bunny Wailer is a mainstay in Reggae history, is one of the founding members of the world famous band The Wailers along with the legendary Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. He is currently the only surviving co-founding member of the group with 73 year old, He is in turn an emblematic figure of the Rastafari Nyahbinghi order, and a living legend of Reggae.
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Source: portal Urban Islandz