Ariana Grande tearfully CANCELS her Lexington show due to ongoing mystery illness: 'I'm so upset'
She kept her fans updated throughout Saturday amid her health problems.
But Ariana Grande revealed on Sunday that she had woken up 'ten times worse' and therefore had to cancel her Lexington, Kentucky, show.
The 26-year-old to her Instagram Stories to make the teary announcement where she said she was 'so upset.'
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Devastated: Ariana Grande tearfully took to social media on Sunday to reveal to her fans that she was cancelling her Lexington show due to a mystery ongoing illness she was dealing with
'Okay, so I woke up kind of ten times worse and it hurts so bad to swallow,' she began.
'I'm not really sure what's going on, but I unfortunately don’t think I will be able to push through tonight and I’m SO upset and sorry,' she said.
'Ugh. I’m so upset, but of course, obviously you’ll be refunded and etc. I’m just really devastated.'
Sick: 'I woke up kind of ten times worse and it hurts so bad to swallow,' she began
Ariana continued to express her devastation and thanked her fans for understanding and keeping up to date on the situation at hand.
'Thank you for understanding and sending love, etc whatever,' she added.
'I’ll keep you posted as soon as I know what’s going with my body, but thank you for understanding, and I am so sorry.'
Barbra Striesand was quick to share her love and support, sharing a photo with the pop-star on her social media account to her one million followers.
gracious: 'Thank you for understanding and sending love, etc whatever,' she added
Sending her love: Barbra Striesand was quick to share her love and support, sharing a photo with the pop-star on her social media account to her one million followers
'Feel better soon @ArianaGrande. Take a strong Vitamin C drink with some Manuka honey and of course get some chicken soup! Bx'
Ariana's post comes after she alerted fans on the possibility of a cancellation early on Saturday after she has been suffering during recent days on her Sweetener World Tour.
The 26-year-old used her Insta Stories on Saturday to reveal she has found it 'difficult to breathe' onstage and hint she may have to scrap a concert.
She last performed at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Friday.
Taking care of herself: Ariana Grande let her fans in on the health problems she has been suffering on recent dates of her Sweetener World Tour
She began: 'hi my loves so i’m still very sick. i’ve been sick since the last london show. i don’t know how it’s possible but my throat and head are still in so much pain.'
Her most recent London shows occurred on October 15 and 16 at the O2 Arena, and she has spent this month touring in her native United States.
The Thank U, Next songbird shared: 'i sound okay i’m just in a lot of pain and it’s difficult to breath during the show. i am seeing my doctor and trying my v best to get better for tomorrow’s show. the last thing i would ever want to do is cancel a show at this point with so few left. i’m truly cherishing every moment of this.'
She added: 'i just really don’t know what’s happening with my body right now and need to figure it out. please take this as a gentle heads up. i don’t want anyone to feel blindsided tomorrow if god forbid i can’t make the show happen.'
Update: The 26-year-old used her Insta Stories on Saturday to reveal she has found it 'difficult to breathe' onstage and hinted she may have to scrap a concert
Ariana, who is scheduled to play the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on Sunday, wrote: 'love you with all my heart and will keep you posted.'
Late Friday night after her Charlottesville show she posted a video message to fans describing her illness, sharing that she had been 'kinda like coughing and had this crazy sinus infection thing that just hasn't gone away for a really long time.'
She revealed 'tonight during the show my head was like really splitting and heavy and I - like my glands really hurt and I'm just trying to figure out what's going on. So, I have a day off tomorrow so I'm gonna see my doctor, but I like just don't know why I can't get better and I'm scared that I might have to cancel something.'
Hard at work: Her latest social media update comes a day after she performed at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia
Ariana has 18 shows left on her Sweetener World Tour, which is scheduled to conclude three days before Christmas at The Forum in Inglewood, California.
The tour began in March at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York and has swept her around the United States, Canada and various European countries.
Ariana has already had to cancel concerts in Omaha, Nebraska and Raleigh, North Carolina while rejiggering her tour to make room for her two Coachella weekends.
During the European leg of her tour she also scrapped an August show in Krakow, Poland on account of an undisclosed personal matter.
On the move: Ariana has 18 shows left on her Sweetener World Tour, which is scheduled to conclude three days before Christmas at The Forum in Inglewood, California