There are not many hopes for Michele Merlo. To say it to the microphones of the Tg di Bassano it was the father himself: «Hopes of recovery reduced to a flicker». Therefore, the conditions of the 28-year-old singer-songwriter from Vicenza, a former pupil of the school of Amici, undergo an emergency operation in Bologna for a cerebral hemorrhage, now in a pharmacological coma, do not improve.
Mike Bird, this is his stage name, has been hospitalized for hours and is struggling between life and death. A complicated operation from which it is not known whether he will recover or not. Everything happened suddenly when a brain hemorrhage caught Michele while he was at his girlfriend’s house in Bologna. Then the call to the ambulance and the doctors who promptly understand the gravity of the situation, a rush to the hospital and immediately the operation. We had little information in these hours, but today the singer’s father, Domenico Merlo, contacted the Tg di Bassano by telephone, broadcast on Rete Veneta, explaining that «Michele has undergone a very delicate surgery, now he is in pharmacological coma, but the hopes of its recovery are reduced to a flicker ».
Michele Merlo, how is the singer of Amici suffering from hemorrhage. The last post: “My throat and head explode with evil”
The post a few hours earlier on social media
A few hours before the illness Michele Merlo had communicated on his social networks a post in which he spoke of a very strong pain in the head.
«I would like a sunset, but my throat and head explode with evil.». The last post on his Instagram profile was three days ago. Soon after, Michele Merlo, iThe twenty-eight-year-old singer from Bassano del Grappa, also known by the artistic pseudonym of Mike Bird, competitor of ‘X Factor’ and ‘Friends‘by Maria De Filippi, was hospitalized in serious condition in the intensive care unit of the Maggiore Hospital in Bologna following a cerebral hemorrhage triggered by sudden fulminant leukemia. There he underwent emergency surgery and his conditions are still very serious. The Merlo family communicates this through its consultants.
Michele Merlo serious for a fulminant lecuemia, from Emma Marrone and Ermal Meta: “Don’t give up!”
Michele Merlo, Amici’s Mike Bird in resuscitation for fulminant leukemia. The transmission: “Come on Mike we’re with you”
In late Saturday afternoon, again on Instagram, the message from the official Amici account also arrived: a photo of Michele on the stage of the talent, in 2017, and a very concise caption that betrays the apprehension, “Come on Mike, we’re with you”.
Among the many protagonists of Friends who are gathering around Michele are the Albanian dancer Kledi Kadiu, one of the most famous ex of the program, and Riccardo Riki Marcuzzo, who was Merlo’s “rival” in the 2017 edition: “I have no words for what’s going on to Mike. I feel anguished and helpless. So many times we get angry about useless things. I’m with you. “
Simone Frazzetta, dancer and former student of Amici, has published some stories on his Instagram profile in which he confirms that, unfortunately, there have been no improvements. Simone Frazzetta’s words: “You guys are really many, as soon as news arrives I’ll update you … but unfortunately it’s not good! Let’s try to be close to him and his family”.