August 26, 2005-- Posted at 3:00 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(AP)_ His minister says Bo Bice is out of the hospital after having intenstinal surgery.
But the "American Idol" runner-up will be off the tour for several more weeks to recover.
The minister says Bice will need about six weeks' healing time. He says "it's pretty serious stuff" and Bice could still get an infection.
Bice was in Vegas last week when he got sick. He had surgery Friday to repair a kink in his intestine.
The minister also says Bice is going through a "re-evaluation of his soul." He says it's a "regrouping time for him."