Yoko Ono released after hospitalization in NYC

Artist Yoko Ono listens through an earpiece before she was honored as an "illustrious visitor" by Mexico City's Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera at Mexico City's town hall Feb. 3, 2016.

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Last Updated Feb 27, 2016 7:54 PM EST

NEW YORK -- Yoko Ono's representative says the 83-year-old artist-singer has been released from a New York City hospital after being treated for the flu.

Elliott Mintz spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday. He said earlier that Ono went to the hospital Friday night on the advice of her doctor after having flu-like symptoms.

Ono is the widow of John Lennon of the Beatles. She was treated at Mount Sinai West Hospital in Manhattan.

Sean Ono Lennon wrote about his mother on Twitter Saturday.