Platinum selling singer and American Idol alum, Fantasia, loves to meet and greet her fans, sometimes staying hours on end to greet her group of supports, but she had to regretfully cancel a performance in Memphis on Sunday after suffering what her husband says are second-degree burns.
Her husband, Kendall Taylor, shared an Instagram post on Sunday showing the R&B singer laying in a hospital bed with a bandaged arm, but didn’t expound on the incident.
“Speaking on behalf of my wife: She walks as a powerful force in the earth,” explains Taylor. “Impacting everything she touches and encounters. I love her determination and sheer will power to not accept defeat on any level. She complains little, but so sacrifices much! But there are times when our Father intentionally slows us down to reflect and hear from Him. My Wife experienced an accident today causing 2nd degree burns on her arm. She’s steady asking the Doc ‘Can I perform tonight?’ But we must be wise and realize this isn’t a race, but rather a marathon. So Memphis, our team is already working to create a means that she can redeem this time with you.”
There are three primary types of burns: first-, second-, and third-degree. Each degree is based on the severity of damage to the skin, with first-degree being the most minor and third-degree being the most severe. Damage includes:
– First-degree burns: red, non-blistered skin
– Second-degree burns: blisters and some thickening of the skin
– Third-degree burns: widespread thickness with a white, leathery appearance
There are also fourth-degree burns. This type of burn includes all of the symptoms of a third-degree burn and also extends beyond the skin into tendons and bones.
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“So please, keep my Queen lifted in prayer,” continued Kendall. “Asking our God to heal her rapidly with…