Staying alive: Robin Gibb wakes up from coma

Twitter reacted to great news on Sunday morning when we learned Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has awoke from his coma. According to reports, Gibb is responding well and communicating with family members.

Spokesman Doug Wright said he was able to nod and communicate with his family who have held a constant vigil at his beside in a central London hospital.

The 62-year-old fell into a coma after contracting pneumonia in his battle against colon and liver cancer.

Gibb’s wife Dwina has revealed he cried when she played him Roy Orbison’s 1962 song Crying.

Fellow Bee Gees star Barry Gibb had also been singing to his brother to try to rouse him.

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