Randy Travis Suffers Stroke; Singer in Critical Condition

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Ailing country star Randy Travis suffered a stroke and underwent emergency surgery to relieve pressure from his brain yesterday, according to reports.

Randy Travis Photograph

Travis' publicist says the 54-year-old was in a Texas hospital Wednesday evening getting treatment for his ongoing heart issues when the stroke hit.

Sunday, he was airlifted to a hospital after a viral illness led to congestive heart failure; doctors had to insert a tiny pump to help stabilize his heart.

Travis had been showing signs of improvement at that point, but is listed in critical condition again now following the stroke and subsequent surgery.

Here's hoping he can pull out of this ...