Phillip Phillips Has Already Undergone 8 Kidney Operations

Phillip Phillips, the new American Idol, is a 22-year-old pawnshop assistant.

Despite his brave face, he already battled eight kidney operations and he has to undergo one more kidney operation.

Phillips had nearly dropped out during the season when he found out that his right kidney was no longer functioning.

Meanwhile, during the season, the singer said that the other top 11 contestants had better voices than him.

And he did not even think that he would make it, in front of the judges.