Sandra Lee

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Sandra Lee has reportedly been hospitalized after suffering complications from a recent double mastectomy. 

According to reports, she was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday night to deal with a build-up of fluid and is expected to remain under supervision for a few days. 

The 49-year-old celebrity chef underwent the double mastectomy back in May after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She also had daily radiation for six to eight week. 

Lee's longtime partner, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, reportedly left a Billy Joel concert early to be with Lee when he learned of her hospitalization. The 57-year-old politician has been a major support system for the Food Network star and was by her side before she underwent surgery just over two months ago. 

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Sandra Lee, Andrew Cuomo


Lee announced on May 12 that she's battling breast cancer and was diagnosed on March 27, about 20 minutes after posing for a photo shoot for People's "Most Beautiful" issue.

"I didn't even cry, I was stunned," she told Good Morning America co-anchor Robin Roberts, a cancer survivor herself. "You know, and that's just how fast life turns. It turns on a dime."

Shortly after her double mastectomy, Lee posted on Facebook and said she was happy to be home with her boyfriend and their two umbrella cockatoos. 

"Home after a long week in the hospital, so happy to be in my own backyard. There is no place like home! #HappyMemorialDay" she wrote alongside a photo of her boyfriend and one of their birds. 

Here's hoping for a speedy recovery. 

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