Sandra Lee hospitalized for cancer surgery complications

Chef Sandra Lee attends the Housing Works Groundbreaker Awards at The Metropolitan Pavilion on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)

Food Network star Sandra Lee has been hospitalized for complications from a recent double mastectomy.

Lee was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night to deal with a buildup of fluids and is expected to be monitored for a couple of days.

The 49-year-old "Semi-Homemade Cooking" star had surgery in May after receiving a breast cancer diagnosis.

Her boyfriend, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left a Billy Joel concert at Nassau Coliseum early to be with Lee when he learned of her hospitalization.

The hospitalization was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person close to the family who wasn't authorized to speak about Lee's medical condition and spoke on condition of anonymity.

A spokesman for Cuomo deferred questions about Lee to her representatives, who didn't immediately return messages Wednesday morning.
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