Country singer Loretta Lynn moved to rehab center after stroke


According to an update on Lynn's official website, the country icon has been moved to a rehabilitation facility.

"Loretta thanks everyone for their prayers love and support", the tweet reads. "She's a strong woman and I know she'll come out of this", her sister, Crystal Gale, said in a statement after the stroke.

The iconic country singer recently suffered from a stroke at her personal residence, forcing her to be hospitalized for the time being.

"She is now under medical care and is responsive and expected to make a full recovery", the Facebook message read, adding that Lynn "has been advised by her doctors to stay off the road while she is recuperating".

Musician Loretta Lynn performs during the 48th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tennessee November 5, 2014. Our family appreciates your prayers, love and support.

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The Grammy Award victor postponed her upcoming shows while she recovers.

In addition to the health update, the website also has a message regarding Lynn's current tour.

Although Lynn seems to be doing well during her resting period, doctors still advised that she stay off the road in order to properly recuperate.

The star's new album Wouldn't It Be Great is due for release on August 18.