This is Bad news for Little monsters. Lady Gaga’s Worldwide anticipated Born This Way Ball tour came to an end due to a hip injury. On February 12, the Bad romance artist posted on Twitter that she performed with pain for thirty days for the North American part of the tour.
Gaga confessed that no one in tour production knew because she did not want to end the concert disappointing her fans. At the end of the Toronto show, the secret was revealed.
The long lasting pain became unbearable, leaving the singer paralyzed.
The melancholic superstar announced that she had to cancel concerts in Chicago, Michigan, and Ontario Canada due to “synovitis, a severe inflammation of joints”.
Days later, doctors discovered that Lady Gaga tore a tissue from the hip on the right.To repair this lesion, Gaga will have surgical procedure done on her hip with a lengthy road to recovery; canceling the remaining dates of the Born This Way Ball tour that would have ended in march 20th of this year.
People who purchased tickets for the dropped shows will have their money returned; losing $30 million in profits. Pollstar stated that the Born This Way Ball made $161.4 million in ticket sales ranking next to famous artists like “Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, and Coldplay” who had world tours last year.
The tour may have cancelled, but Lady Gaga’s health is important in order for her to get better and release her new album ARTPOP later this year.