Heavy metal singer/songwriter Ronnie James Dio was reportedly hospitalized. Dio has been battling stomach cancer since last year and is being treated at a hospital in Houston, Texas. Dio’s condition isn’t exactly the best, but it seems like he is the latest victim of a celebrity death hoax that once again quickly spread via Twitter. As far as we know, Dio is alive and recovering well.
Dio is currently married to Wendy Galaxiola, who is also his manager. On May 14, 2010, Wendy gave an update on Dio’s condition, saying, “It has been Ronnie’s 7th chemo, another cat scan and another endoscopy, and the results are good – the main tumour has shrunk considerably, and our visits to Houston (cancer clinic in Texas) are now every three weeks instead of every two weeks.”
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