(Yahoo!) - Calling all Little Monsters: Brace yourself, because Lady Gaga has some disappointing news to share. The singer announced Tuesday she must put a temporary halt on her Born This Way Ball due to an injury that's forcing her off stage for a few dates.
Gaga, of all stars, knows how devoted her fans are--and how devoted she is to them--so her announcement on Twitter was gravely worded.
There's an unfortunate announcement coming out right now, concerning myself and the Born This Ball. Im so sorry. I barely know what to say.— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 12, 2013
I've been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now,over the past month it has worsened. I've been praying it would heal— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 12, 2013
I hid it from my staff, I didn't want to disappoint my amazing fans. However after last nights performance I could not walk and still can't— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 12, 2013
Gaga is under doctor's orders to postpone her upcoming dates in Chicago; Detroit; and Hamilton, Ontario. Her diagnosis is synovitis, which is a severe inflammation of the joints.
To the fans in Chicago Detroit & Hamilton I hope you can forgive me, as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself. Im devasted & sad— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 12, 2013
It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry.— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 12, 2013
Due to a case of synovitis, (severe inflammation of joints) Gaga’s doctor has ordered her to postpone show in Chicago, Detroit + Hamilton— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) February 12, 2013
Aw, shucks, Gaga--we're sure everyone understands. It's certainly disappointing...but sit back and get some rest, already!
Those who were going to attend the postponed dates are advised to hold on to their tickets, as Gaga plans to reschedule them as soon as possible. Her additional dates on the are expected to be unaffected and continue as scheduled. Fans can check in at her official site for up-to-date info.
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