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 BST

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.

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