Los Angeles (USA), July 27 (EFE).- Shawn Mendes announced on Wednesday the cancellation of his world tour to focus on his mental health, a decision that comes after he postponed several concerts in the United States in recent weeks.
“I started this tour excited to be performing live again after a long hiatus due to the pandemic, but the reality is that I was completely unprepared for the difficulty of touring after all this time,” the Canadian singer explained. in a statement posted on their social media.
Mendes explained that after speaking with his team and medical professionals, “it became clear that he needed to take some time off” to “settle down and come back stronger.”
“We were hoping he would be able to resume the rest of the tour after a while, but at the moment I have to make my health the number one priority,” he detailed.
However, the musician assured that he will continue to record new music and that he intends to return to concerts in the future.
“I know everyone’s been waiting a long time for these shows and it breaks my heart to say this, but I promise to be back as soon as I’ve taken the right to heal,” he said.
Mendes had already started his “Wonder” tour in Canada and had even played in California, although in early July he abruptly canceled several appearances in the United States and with his announcement this Wednesday, his scheduled 2023 dates in Europe are also cancelled.
The news comes after other high-profile cancellations in recent months such as Justin Bieber, due to facial paralysis from which he has already recovered, or Adele, who canceled his announced concert residency in Las Vegas with 24 hours to go. due to “production delays”.
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