British singer TRISH KEENAN is reportedly "fighting for her life" in hospital after contracting a serious bout of pneumonia.
The Broadcast frontwoman is said to have fallen ill with a strain of swine flu while on tour with the band in Australia last month (Dec10).
Her condition is said to have worsened and she was hospitalised after doctors discovered she was also suffering from pneumonia. Keenan has reportedly been in a critical condition on life support since Christmas (10).
A post on from a user called Crystal Summers, who claims to be Keenan's sister, reads, "I'm sorry everyone but I have some bad news. Trish Keenan is fighting for her life in hospital. I will keep everyone informed.
"She won't be singing for some time as she has to have a tube that the doctors put in her throat. She will have to have surgery and she won't be able to get any infections in the wound."
A spokesperson for Warp Records has confirmed Kennan's illness to, stating: "(Manager) Martin (Pike) says that he can confirm that Trish is in hospital and very ill with pneumonia currently. At this time, please respect the privacy of the band and the family and when there is anymore news he will be sure to update fans."