LORETTA LYNN falls, fractures hip...

Country music's sweetheart, LORETTA LYNN, fell at her home on New Year's day and fractured her hip.

“At my mom’s age, it’s so dangerous when it comes to the hip, so we’re all just grateful she seems to be OK,” Patsy, Loretta's daughter said. “She’s up putting weight on it and starting her rehab now.”

The setback comes just months after the singer suffered a stroke and Patsy added that she remains “aggravated” since she had been recovering well from the May 2017 health scare.

“She said she’s just mad about being back to laying up watching TV!” she shared. “Hopefully, she will recover quickly. She’s strong -- it’s amazing she’s able to go through all she’s been through. She had a stroke in May and has been having band rehearsals and getting around great by herself; she’s recording, she’s finishing up another album. That’s what she’s been focusing on. She’s nonstop but she’s always been that way -- it’s what keeps her going.”

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