Talk about bad timing. The Backstreet Boys have crafted a new album, 'This is Us,' they are incredibly proud of, working with the likes of T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Max Martin, and more. And after months of preparation and rehearsals, the week of release date, with appearances booked on 'Ellen,' Jimmy Kimmel, and Conan O'Brien among others, BSB's Brian Littrell was diagnosed with Swine Flu.

"It's a part of everyday life that even artists/entertainers can get sick with the Swine Flu," Backstreet Boys Howie Dorough tells Popeater. "And it definitely affected our promo week here and we were actually really bummed."

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Celebrity Health Scares
'Annie Hall' actor Tony Roberts, 69, was hospitalized on Oct. 4 after falling ill during a performance of 'The Royal Family' on Broadway. Audience members say he was "talking gibberish" for several minutes before the show was stopped.
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