By Robyn Collins
R&B singer Kehlani has taken a time-out on her European tour. The Grammy-nominated singer and America’s Got Talent runner-up, revealed she has to take a break to undergo hernia surgery.
“I’ve enjoyed being on the road in Europe so so much these past weeks,” she writes. “I’m deeply saddened to announce that I have to fly home for sudden unexpected surgery on my stomach, as some of you know I have a hernia (that squishy ball thingy above my belly button) and it’s gotten to a point of necessary surgery.”
Just last month, the Oakland native kicked off her 60-date world tour in support of her debut solo studio album SweetSexySavage, which came in at Number three on the Billboard 200 last month and opened at number one on the R&B Albums chart.
Her shows in Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Austria, France, Belgium, and Netherlands will be rescheduled. The singer has promised to refund ticket holders. It is still unclear whether her upcoming U.S. tour, which was scheduled to start April 1 at Philadelphia’s Transfer Union, will be affected.
Hey guys... I've enjoyed being on the road in Europe so so much these past weeks. I'm deeply saddened to announce that I have to fly home for sudden unexpected surgery on my stomach, I have a hernia (that squishy ball thingy above my belly button) and it's gotten to a point of necessary surgery. I'm going to have to reschedule the rest of my European tour in order to get it done and heal up. thank you for all of your support. I love you guys... 😪💛
yes we will refund and reschedule, taking care of this is most important right now. I love you all so much. thank you for everything.—
(@Kehlani) March 14, 2017