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Star Jones Undergoes Cardiac Surgery

Star Jones is recovering after undergoing cardiac surgery on March 17, according to a statement released to People magazine on Saturday.

The surgery was related to a separate surgery she had 30 years ago after developing a thoracic tumor.

"On Wednesday, March 17th, a pre-planned cardiac surgery was performed on Star Jones," the statement read. "This recent surgery is a follow-up to the thoracic surgery she had 30 years ago. The procedure was successful and she is recovering well with her family. Star is grateful for everyone's thoughts and prayers."

Jones also had gastric bypass surgery in 2003 and ultimately lost 160 pounds.

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