Pop star Selena Gomez has cancelled many dates of her upcoming tour.
The news comes as a blow to her fans, however, Gomez wants to focus on her battle against lupus disease.
The ‘Come & Get It’ singer was embarking on her Revival tour. Refunds are now being offered for shows in the UK, Ireland, Italy and Canada.
In an emotional statement to her fans, Gomez explains why she’s had to quit the shows and says she hopes her battle will help others.
“As many of you know, around a year ago I revealed that I have lupus, an illness that can affect people in different ways. I’ve discovered that anxiety, panic attacks and depression can be side effects of lupus, which can present their own challenges,” says Gomez.