Sheryl Crow reveals she has a benign brain tumor

On Oct. 6, 2003, Ambrose Kappos approached Crow after a concert in New York. It was the only time she met him, but she claimed in court that he had been stalking her and her family since 2002, making phone calls to her sister and showing up at her father's office. Kappos told police upon his arrest that he and Crow were spiritual twins and were destined to marry. He was acquitted of all charges in November 2004. In August 2012, Crow made headlines again after she got a restraining order against a man who acknowledged he threatened to shoot the singer-songwriter and film executive Harvey Weinstein. Philip Gordon Sparks, 45, agreed to stay away from the Grammy winner and Weinstein after an hour-long hearing in which he accused the pair of stealing $7.5 million from him, videotaping and following him without permission and leaving him homeless.
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Sheryl Crow performs onstage during the Stagecoach Country Music Festival on April 29, 2012, in Indio, Calif.

(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Sheryl Crow has revealed that she has a benign brain tumor, but a rep for the singer says it's nothing to be alarmed about.

The 50-year-old told an audience about her condition at a recent concert, but her representative, Christine Wolff, said it's very common.

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Wolff said Crow is doing great and is healthy and happy. The tumor is a meningioma, and it's typically benign and develops from the protective linings of the brain and spinal cord.

"I worried about my memory so much that I went and got an MRI. And I found out I have a brain tumor," Crow told the Las Vegas Review Journal. "And I was, like, 'See? I knew there was something wrong.'"

"I haven't really talked about it," she added. "In November, I found out I have a brain tumor. But it's benign, so I don't have to worry about it. But it gives me a fit."

Crow battled breast cancer several years back. She's currently on a nationwide tour.