Lady Gaga cancels Brazil show: singer hospitalised, in 'severe pain'

'I would do anything for you but I have to take care of my body right now'

Jack Shepherd
Friday 15 September 2017 08:44
Comments

Lady Gaga has announced on Twitter that she can no longer perform at Brazil’s Rock in Rio music festival after being hospitalised.

Writing on the social media platform, the ‘Bad Romance’ singer said she was in ‘severe pain’ but was surrounded by ‘the very best doctors’.

“Brazil, I'm devastated that I'm not well enough to come to Rock In Rio,” Gaga wrote. “I would do anything for you but I have to take care of my body right now.

“I ask for your grace and understanding, and promise that I will come back and perform for you soon.”

Half an hour later, Gaga added: “I was taken to the hospital. It's not simply hip pain or wear and tear from tour, I'm in severe pain. I'm in good hands with the very best doctors.”

The singer recently pulled out of a concert in Montreal after getting ill after performing in the rain at New York City’s Citi Field. After cancelling stop — part of the Joanne World Tour — Gaga bought pizzas for everyone waiting outside her hotel.

Gaga has been consistently open about suffering from chronic pain in the past, discussing those struggles in the upcoming Netflix documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two. She recently revealed she suffers from fibromyalgia, a long term condition that causes pain all over the body.

Register for free to continue reading

Registration is a free and easy way to support our truly independent journalism

By registering, you will also enjoy limited access to Premium articles, exclusive newsletters, commenting, and virtual events with our leading journalists

Please enter a valid email
Please enter a valid email
Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number
Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number
Must be at least 6 characters, include an upper and lower case character and a number
Please enter your first name
Special characters aren’t allowed
Please enter a name between 1 and 40 characters
Please enter your last name
Special characters aren’t allowed
Please enter a name between 1 and 40 characters
You must be over 18 years old to register
You must be over 18 years old to register
Opt-out-policy
You can opt-out at any time by signing in to your account to manage your preferences. Each email has a link to unsubscribe.

Already have an account? sign in

By clicking ‘Register’ you confirm that your data has been entered correctly and you have read and agree to our Terms of use, Cookie policy and Privacy notice.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy policy and Terms of service apply.

Join our new commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies

Comments

Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged in