Former One Direction star Liam Payne declared It was „with a heavy heart” on Instagram on Friday that he was postponing his South American tour due to a serious kidney infection.
Payne posted a video about his health, explaining that he had been feeling unwell recently and had been in the hospital for the past week.
„This is really the last news I want to tell you,” the 29-year-old singer said. „We started rehearsals and I was advised that this is not the right time to go down the road of trying to recover from this.”
„Doctor’s orders are for me to rest and recover now,” he added in the caption.
The singer did not provide further details about his illness or hospitalization, but said, „It’s something I wouldn’t wish on anyone.” He also apologized to the fans who bought tickets.
As for the tour – this should happen throughout Six dates The English pop star said her team is working to change that – in Peru, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico – in September. For now, ticket holders will be refunded their purchases.
„We hope to put on an even bigger show,” Payne thanked his supporters in a video address. „Looking forward to seeing you soon.”
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