Sorry, Little Monsters, Lady Gaga is bowing out.
The pop star has decided to cancel the remainder of her Born This Way Ball tour after announcing that she would postpone four shows due to a hip injury.
“After additional tests this morning to review the severity of the issue, it has been determined that Lady Gaga has a labral tear of the right hip,” Live Nation said in a release. “She will need surgery to repair the problem, followed by strict down time to recover. This unfortunately, will force her to cancel the tour so she can heal.”
Initially, concerts scheduled for today and Thursday in Chicago, Saturday in Detroit and Sunday in Hamilton, Canada, had been the only shows canceled, with makeup dates to be announced later, however Mother Monster’s injury has clearly become a bigger issue than before.
According to the release, refunds for the canceled performances will be available at point of purchase starting Feb. 14, 2013.
“I’ve been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now,over the past month it has worsened,” Gaga tweeted yesterday. “I’ve been praying it would heal.” She continued: “I hid it from my staff, I didn’t want to disappoint my amazing fans. However after last nights performance I could not walk and still can’t.”
Gaga added, “It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry.”
Here’s to a speedy recovery!
by Bruna Nessif