Phillips had to go under the knife to remove large kidney stones that couldn't be passed naturally, a congenital condition which caused his right kidney to basically stop functioning. The singer's operation, which took place at a Los Angeles hospital, reportedly took almost seven hours.
According to TMZ, Phillips' surgery was initially scheduled for last week but postponed because he came down with a high fever as a result of a bad sinus infection, leaving doctors unable to operate.
DISCUSS AND COMMENT ON THIS STORY Reality TV World now offers Facebook Comments on our stories. To post a comment, log into Facebook and then 'Add' your comment. To report spam or abuse, click the 'X' in the upper right corner of the comment box. Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.