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Sum 41’s Deryck Whibley Hanging Onto Hope After Health Crisis

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May. 20 2014, Published 12:04 p.m. ET

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Deryck Whibley appeared to be frail and gaunt after a month in the hospital following the collapse of his kidneys and liver.

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Avril Lavigne’s ex-husband Deryck Whibley is escorted down a street in Los Angeles by fiancé Jocelyn Aguilar and an unidentified woman following his release from the hospital.

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The disconcerting contrast to the rocker’s appearance before-and-after his hospital stint illustrate the depths to which his health took a downturn.

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The disconcerting contrast to the rocker’s appearance before-and-after his hospital stint illustrate the depths to which his health took a downturn.

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With his appearance wasting away, the 34-year-old said having one more drink could end his life.

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Whibley, on May 16, posted a statement to his blog in which he made himself a cautionary tale to his fans: “I’m not preaching or anything but just always drink responsibly,” he said, “I didn’t, and look where that got me.”

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Both of the women helped the weak singer walk on the warm spring day in Southern California.

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Both of the women helped the weak singer walk on the warm spring day in Southern California.

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Whibley, whose been nominated for Grammys in the past, said he spent a week unconscious, hooked up on an IV drip.

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The multi-talented musician, originally from Ontario, Canada, suffered a kidney and liver collapse leading up to the multi-week stint in the medical facility.

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