Sean Kingston Talks Open Heart Surgery That Saved His Life [Photos]

Reggae fusion singer Sean Kingston has opened up about his jet ski crash in May in Miami that almost claimed his life.

Kingston revealed to “MTV First: Sean Kingston” that it took an several life saving surgeries to returned him back on his feet after medical staffs discovered he had a heart condition.

“I’m doing good. I’m feeling great. I’m excited. I’m happy,” he said during the special. “A lot of people don’t know it was a deeper situation. I had open heart surgery and I had two other surgeries; it was a life-or-death situation…They were gonna send me home, but then I had felt a pain in my left chest, and I told my mom. They rushed me and they did a lot of scans on me, [and] they said I couldn’t leave.”

The “Beautiful Girl” singer said he has fully recovered and is back to making music.

“I’ve been in the house chilling, about to start work on my new album. I got L.A. Reid now as my new president. I got a story to tell now,” Kingston said referring to Reid’s placement as Epic Records CEO. “What the accident basically taught me is, in life, you have to count your blessings — You just got to keep God present at all times and think about the consequences.”

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