Former X Factor contestant *Jelal 'Lazy J' Edmonds * doesn't remember much about the early hours of October 14 last year, when he was clinging to life after being stabbed outside a popular Sydney nightspot.
The attack in Paddington happened just moments after Edmonds and his singer accomplice *Panapa 'Big Guy' Iafeta *had wrapped up a pre-launch gig for their single, Ecstasy.
"Basically, (we) got into a little bit of an altercation inside the club, which led to a confrontation outside later after our performance, and then (the stabbing) happened," the Sydney rapper told _AAA _ this week.
It turned out that Edmonds - who featured on the Seven talent show in 2010 and 2001 - had sustained a puncture wound to the heart and was raced to Sydney's St Vincent's Hospital, where a medical team scrambled to save his life.
With the surgery theatre already in use, doctors were forced to carry out his open-heart surgery in the emergency room.
The dramatic scenes of the 19-year-old's lifesaving surgery were captured in the returning season two episode of the 10-part series, Kings Cross ER: St Vincent's Hospital, which airs on Foxtel's CI Network at 4.30pm tomorrow.
While the graphic operation scenes will leave most people cringing in their seats, Edmonds - who now bears a scar from the surgery across his chest - said he was keen to watch his surgery unfold.
"If anything, I'm excited to see it," he said with a laugh.
(we) got into a little bit of an altercation inside theclub.'
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