The European leg of Lady Gaga's "Joanne World Tour" has been postponed as the singer battles with health issues.
In a statement posted on the promoter's site, Live Nation
revealed that the portion of the tour that was set to begin September 21, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, and conclude on October 28 in Koln, Germany, has been postponed until 2018.
The statement reads, 'Lady Gaga is suffering from severe physical pain that has impacted herability to perform. She remains under the care of expert medical professionals who
recommended the postponement earlier today. Lady Gaga is devastated that she has to wait to perform for her European fans. She plans to spend the next seven
weeks proactively working with her doctors to heal from this and past traumas that still affect her daily life, and result in severe physical pain in her body. She wants to give her fans the best version of the show she built for them when the tour resumes'.
Gaga recently opened up about her struggles with
fibromyalgia , a chronic musculoskeletal disease that causes pain and can also leave those suffering from it battling fatigue, headaches and insomnia.