Gavin DeGraw, the singer-songwriter best known for his pop hits "I Don't Want to Be" and "Chariot," was hospitalized late Sunday night after he was assaulted by a group in Manhattan's East Village. According to New York police spokesman Lieutenant John Grimpel, it is still unclear why DeGraw was attacked, but a source tells Us Weekly that it was "not his fault."
Listen: Gavin DeGraw's New Single
DeGraw was listed in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital Center after suffering a broken nose and facial cuts in the attack. A representative for the singer issued a statement saying that he is "currently under observation." DeGraw is scheduled to open for a Maroon 5 and Train gig in Saratoga Springs tonight, but a source told Us Weekly that "they don't know if he will be okay to make the show."
According to a statement from DeGraw's representatives, he is "currently recovering and in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital where he was taken late Sunday night by ambulance after he was attacked by a group of assailants. He suffers from a concussion, broken nose, black eyes, cuts and bruises." Police are conducting an investigation of the attack, and no decisions have been made regarding the status of his upcoming tour.
To read the new issue of Rolling Stone online, plus the entire RS archive: Click Here
MUSIC 9 Classic Devo Videos
OLYMPICS 18 Epic Opening Ceremonies
Picks From Around the Web
blog comments powered by Disqus