loretta lynn getty Loretta Lynn released from hospital after bout with pneumoniaSeventy-six-year-old Loretta Lynn has been released from the hospital following a bout with bacterial pneumonia. She was scheduled to perform at a concert in Ashland, KY on Saturday (Oct. 22), but was forced to cancel the show when she fell ill.

A statement on her website informed fans, “Around 1:30 AM Saturday morning,
Loretta awoke on her tour bus complaining that she was having a hard
time breathing. They admitted her into a Bowling Green, Kentucky
hospital where she was treated over the weekend for the beginning stages
of bacterial pneumonia.”

She’s now back home and resting and will next appear on Nov. 3 to perform in Knoxville. “It was one scary night,” she says, “But I am feeling better and just gonna take it easy for a couple of weeks.”