Pop Star Cancels Tour Due To Health Problems
One Direction star, Liam Payne, was set to go on tour in South America, but now, those plans have changed. Payne took to Instagram to share the sad news and to explain why the tour is being postponed.
On August 25, 2023, Payne posted a video on Instagram where he spoke directly to his fans about his health and the upcoming tour. Wearing a beige hoodie and looking directly at the camera, he explained, “This really is the last news I want to be telling you.”
Then Payne explained that he’s “been a little bit unwell recently.” Getting more specific, Payne added, “I ended up in hospital with a bad kidney infection.”
He shared that they’d already started rehearsing for the tour, but “I’ve just been advised that now is really not the right time to be out on the road trying to recover from this.”
Instead of going on tour, Payne is focusing on recovering and surrounding himself with people who can help him recover.
The sad news is that the tour is going to be rescheduled. Payne told ticket holders, “We’re going to have to reschedule the tour. Please look out for ways to refund your tickets.”
Payne is remaining optimistic that he’ll be able to go on the road in the near future. He said, “I’m looking forward to seeing you guys soon. Hopefully we’ll put on an even bigger, better show.”
He concluded the video by apologizing to fans for the disappointing news. He said, “Thank you. I’m sorry.”
In the caption to the post, Payne was a little bit more specific about his health situation. He explained that his kidney infection is “something I wouldn’t wish on anyone.”
Even though fans will be able to get refunds for their tickets, Payne emphasized that doesn’t mean that the tour is canceled. It will be rescheduled. He wrote, “We’re working to re-schedule the tour as soon as we possibly can.”
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Fans have been very understanding on the sad news about the tour. Many wrote comments telling Payne not to feel bad about focusing on his health.