Lady Gaga cancels ALL tour dates due to injury, needs surgery
Lady Gaga has canceled all of the 21 remaining dates on her Born This Way Ball tour due to a hip injury and needs surgery to repair it, it was announced on Wednesday, February 13.
The news comes a day after she said four concerts would be postponed.
The booking company Live Nation Global Touring made a statement about the cancellations on her social networking website LittleMonsters.com on Wednesday, February 13. A spokesperson for the group confirmed the news to OTRC.com.
"Live Nation Global Touring has confirmed that the remainder of the Lady Gaga Born This Way Ball performances have been canceled," the statement said. "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. 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," Live Nation said. "Refunds for the cancelled performances will be available at point of purchase starting Feb 14, 2013."
Lady Gaga had said on Tuesday that she had to postpone four concerts because she suffered is suffering from synovitis, or inflammation of joints, and chronic pain due to a "show injury."
"I am completely devastated and heartsick," she said in a statement on her official website that day. "I've been hiding this injury and pain from my staff for a month, praying it would heal, but after last night's performance I could not walk."
"To the fans in Chicago, Detroit and Hamilton, I hope you can forgive me as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself right now," the statement continues. "I would do anything for you. I will hopefully heal as soon as possible and be at 500% again, which is what you deserve."
The singer incorporates physical elements and props in her performances. During her current "Born This Way Ball" tour, she has included motorcycles, horses and castles in her shows.
Gaga has been on the road for two years on her current world tour and was scheduled to perform across the United States and Canada until March 20.
The singer's latest performance, which she cites as the performance that pushed her physical limits, was on February 11 in Montreal, Canada.
"It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this," she Tweeted. "I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry."