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Marvin Gaye III recovering after kidney transplant; donor saw plea on 'Entertainment Tonight'

FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows music producer and recording artist, Marvin Gaye III during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokeswoman for Marvin Gaye III says he underwent surgery at UCLA Medical Center last week and is recovering at home after a successful kidney transplant. Donor Rick Greene of Cincinnati was moved to offer his kidney after seeing Gaye’s plea for help on “Entertainment Tonight.” The show is planning a follow-up segment in the coming weeks, she said.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, FIle)

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FILE - This Oct. 3, 2013 file photo shows music producer and recording artist, Marvin Gaye III during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokeswoman for Marvin Gaye III says he underwent surgery at UCLA Medical Center last week and is recovering at home after a successful kidney transplant. Donor Rick Greene of Cincinnati was moved to offer his kidney after seeing Gaye’s plea for help on “Entertainment Tonight.” The show is planning a follow-up segment in the coming weeks, she said.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, FIle)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The son of singer Marvin Gaye is recovering at home after a successful kidney transplant.

A spokeswoman for Marvin Gaye III says he underwent surgery at UCLA Medical Center last week. Barbara Cole says donor Rick Greene of Cincinnati was moved to offer his kidney after seeing Gaye's plea for help on "Entertainment Tonight."

The show is preparing a follow-up segment to air in the coming weeks, she said.

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