Sunday 4 December 2016

Shane MacGowan rushed to hospital after breaking pelvis while dancing

Published 29/08/2015 | 13:25

Shane MacGowan at The Cliff Townhouse on St Stephens Green, Dublin, Ireland - 24.12.14.
Shane MacGowan at The Cliff Townhouse on St Stephens Green, Dublin, Ireland - 24.12.14.

Music legend Shane MacGowan found himself in A&E after a nasty fall this week.

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The Mirror reports that the Pogues singer broke his pelvis as he fell while performing a "complicated dance move".

Shane MacGowan and Victoria Mary Clarke
Shane MacGowan and Victoria Mary Clarke

The 57-year-old was rushed to A&E by his partner Victoria May Clarke following the incident.

His long-term girlfriend thanked fans for their well wishes and support, revealing that the singer was "recovering but cranky".

"He is really moved and feeling a whole lot better," she added.

Meanwhile, MacGowan has joked that he will have to spend time perfecting his choreography after he has returned to full health.

Shane MacGowan & Victoria Mary Clarke
Shane MacGowan & Victoria Mary Clarke

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