"Saw a tweet that said I had died. Not quite, but it feels close. Who knew that you use your ribs for EVERYTHING." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill has tweeted a photo of himself recovering in hospital after breaking ribs in a tour bus crash in Boston, Massachusetts on Saturday night (09Aug14).
Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill was hospitalised on Saturday night (09Aug14) with broken ribs after the band's tour bus was involved in a road accident following a show in Boston, Massachusetts. The Sex on Fire hitmakers have since assured fans Followill will be fine, but they have postponed their show at Saratoga Springs in New York on Sunday (10Aug14) to allow the percussionist time to recover from his injuries.
A statement posted on the group's Facebook.com page on Sunday morning reads: "The band was en route to their hotel after their show in Boston when a pedestrian jumped in front of their tour bus, causing the bus to stop short, injuring Nathan Followill.
"Nathan is being treated for broken ribs, but is doing well. The band will postpone the show that was planned for TONIGHT, August 10th, until further notice. Refunds for ticket holders will be available at point of purchase."
The drummer's bandmate brother, Jared Followill, adds on Twitter: "So sad this a.m.. Bus accident last night. Nathan has broken ribs. This was the most fun tour in a while. We'll be back ASAP. #GetWellNate".
The group's Mechanical Bull Tour is scheduled to take the rockers across the U.S. until early October (14), before heading to Mexico.
It is not yet known if further dates on the trek will be postponed as a result of Followill's injury, but he has reached out to fans to thank them for their support.
He tweets, "Thank you for all of the get well soons. I'm a little banged up but will be back better than ever."
Australian singer/actress Natalie Imbruglia is considering signing up for Internet dating as she is struggling to find a man.
The Torn hitmaker split from Silverchair frontman Daniel Johns in 2008 after five years of marriage, and has since been linked to stars including Friends actor David Schwimmer and Kings of Leon drummer Nathan Followill.
However, Imbruglia admits she has now been single for a long time and she is turning to online dating websites in a bid to find love.
She tells KIIS 1065's The Kyle and Jackie O Show, "(My love life is) shocking! I'm so single... I don't know (why)... I just want to meet (someone normal)... I'm starting to consider that I should go on (dating app) Tinder... Well where am I going to meet people?... My girlfriend in London has fallen madly in love on her third Tinder date and I'm incredibly jealous. And he's a really nice normal guy, a director... I've met him, he's really sweet and really normal... Everyone I know who is single is on Tinder in London."
When the presenters informed the star that most people who use the app are just looking for one-night stands, Imbruglia replies, "No! Is that what it is? Now I'm regretting bringing this up on the radio!... Ok you've turned me off now."
"Congrats @McIlroyRory on the big win. So much more golf in his future, gonna be a fun guy to watch for the next 20 years." Kings Of Leon star and avid golfer Nathan Followill celebrates Rory McIlroy's win at the British Open on Sunday (20Jul14).
"I need a cholesterol pill and a beer... Proud of Team USA. Fought hard and got a lot further than most people thought. Hold your heads high." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill is proud of his national soccer team after it was eliminated from the World Cup after a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Belgium on Tuesday (01Jul14).
"London has just created an earthquake. Holy S**t, Rooney for Prime Minister." Kings Of Leon rocker Nathan Followill cheered on England and star striker Wayne Rooney while watching their World Cup match against Uruguay in the British capital. England went on to lose the match 2-1, marking their second straight loss in the group stage of the 2014 soccer championships.
Rockers Kings Of Leon were stunned when a girl broke her arm at one of their gigs, and then refused to go to hospital until she had their autographs. The fan suffered a nasty injury during one of the band's shows, but was intent on meeting her idols and asked them to sign her broken arm before she was admitted to a medical facility to have a cast applied.
Drummer Nathan Followill tells Absolute Radio's Pete Donaldson and Sarah Champion, "We had a show one time. I mean this might not be strange but it was kind of scary. A girl broke her arm during the show and refused to go to hospital until we had all signed her broken arm before the cast went on."
"8 years ago today I met the love of my life. Happy Anniversary @JessieBaylin and thanks for making me the happiest man alive." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill celebrates a very special day with his wife.
A host of famous fathers including Nathan Followill, Rob Lowe and Mark Ruffalo have taken to Twitter.com to mark Father's Day (15Jun14). The stars uploaded moving messages to their own dads, and their kids, in celebration of the international day which honours fatherhood.
Kings of Leon rocker Followill, who is dad to daughter Violet, enjoyed breakfast with the tot ahead of his set at Britain's Isle of Wight Festival on Sunday night (15Jun14).
He tweeted: "Happy Fathers Day. Breakfast & lunch with Violet, dinner with a few thousand friends at Isle of Wight. See y'all soon."
Actor Lowe, who is currently in London, reveals he will celebrate Father's Day by watching tennis star Andy Murray on the court, writing, "Father's day in London. Off to Queen's Cup. Go Andy!"
Father of three Ruffalo adds, "Happy Fathers Day , brother Dads!", while British pop star Marvin Humes writes, "Happy Father's Day to my amazing Dad Colin Humes... you are now and will always be The Man! See u (sic) tonight!"
Humes' singer wife Rochelle also tweeted a sentimental message to mark the day, writing: "Happy Father's Day to my one and only - MarvinHumes The best dad our baby girl could ever ask for. We love you soooo (sic) much."
The Hunger Games star Sam Claflin added a tribute to his own dad, tweeting, "Happy Father's Day to the big man @markclaflin. Wish England (soccer team) could've have worked some magic for you last night (at the World Cup)... Have a great day mate."
The England team was beaten 2-1 by Italy in their opening World Cup game.
Meanwhile, Limp Bizkit star Fred Durst provided his own rock 'n' roll Father's Day message, writing, "Happy Father's Day to the present and loving fathers out there. The rest of ya loser dads can suck it (sic)."
And Rihanna tweeted, "Happy Father's Day Pops! I love you deeply and unconditionally! You've taught me so much about myself!"
She later added, "Happy Father's Day to the step fathers who step up for the fathers who cant! And especially to the Mothers who have to be both, we adore you."
Actress Eva Longoria also tweeted, "Happy Father's Day to all the dads in the world but especially mine!! I love u daddy!" And Sharon Osbourne paid tribute to the men in her life - husband Ozzy and son Jack, writing, "Happy Father's Day to my Husband @OzzyOsbourne and my Son @JackOsbourne. I’m so proud of you both. You’re both crazy f**ks, but I love you."
Glee star Lea Michele completed the collection of celebrities remembering their dads - she posted a picture of herself in an American football costume with her father and the caption, "Happy Fathers Day to the greatest dad in the whole world! Thank you for always making me and mommy laugh we love you!"
"There's some nasty weather heading our way. Stay safe friends, I'll be in the wine cellar, for safety purposes of course." Kings Of Leon star Nathan Followill prepares for storms set to hit Tennessee on Monday (28Apr14).