Quincy Jones recovers after ‘bad food reaction’ necessitating trip to hospital: report

The musician has since been released from the hospital, according to TMZ

Mat Hayward/Getty Quincy Jones

Mat Hayward/Getty Quincy Jones

Quincy Jones is on the mend after suffering a medical condition.

Over the weekend, the musician had a bad reaction to something he ate and was rushed to the hospital, according to TMZ.

According to the outlet, paramedics arrived at his Los Angeles home on Saturday afternoon and took him to the emergency room.

Jones, 90, was later cleared by doctors and released from hospital, TMZ reports, with his rep noting that he never passed out and was in “good spirits.”

A representative for the musician did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

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Jones is a renowned record producer, musician and songwriter who has previously worked with greats like Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin and Michael Jackson. He was also a producer of the 1985 film The purple color and the NBC sitcom The prince of Bel-Air.

Over the years, he’s been open about his health issues. In his 2018 documentary Quincyhe revealed that he had previously suffered from two brain aneurysms.

Although he has yet to comment publicly on his health, Jones’ latest social media post is a tribute to the late Tina Turner following her death in May.

“Ms. Tina Turner was the one and ONLY Tina Turner, and I am immensely honored that we were able to be on this planet at the same time,” he wrote. “What a woman and what a soul… Best ever. Whether it’s working on music together or having her on ‘We Are The World’, the memories are full of love and laughter .”

He continued, “I first had the idea of ​​casting her as Shug Avery in ‘The Color Purple’, but after Steven and I described the role to her, she told us that she had been through it and that she would never be subjected to such violence in the future. . She then went on to do ‘Mad Max’, and I respect her even more since. She was an incredibly strong woman who withstood a great deal of life and she’s earned every ounce of praise and more.I miss you already, TT.

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