Shawn Mendes introduced Wednesday that he has cancelled the remainder of his “Marvel” world tour live performance dates to concentrate on his psychological well being.
The Canadian hitmaker postponed three weeks of show dates earlier this month however has now made the choice to cancel the remainder of the North America, U.Okay. and Europe gigs.
Mendes, 23, shared an announcement on social media outlining the choice.
“I began this tour excited to lastly get again to taking part in reside after a protracted break because of the pandemic, however the actuality is I used to be in no way prepared for the way troublesome touring could be after this time away,” he wrote.
“After talking extra with my crew and dealing with an unimaginable group of well being professionals, it has develop into extra clear that I have to take the time I’ve by no means taken personally, to floor myself and are available again stronger.”
Mendes continued: “I do know you all have been ready so lengthy to see these reveals, and it breaks my coronary heart to let you know this however I promise I shall be again as quickly as I’ve taken the appropriate time to heal.”
The Stitches singer additionally assured followers that, regardless of the cancellation of his world tour, he’ll proceed to make extra music.
Over time, Mendes has been open about his struggles with nervousness.
He beforehand informed ET Canada about how touring impacts him emotionally.
“There’s all the time this two-and-a-half-week level — I name it the two-and-a-half-week level — if you’re like, ‘Why am I so lonely and depressed after two and a half weeks? I received to get again dwelling and see my household,’” he stated.
Although the singer has made it clear prior to now that he enjoys touring, Mendes has stated he struggles with different elements of his pop-star job, together with the strain that comes with being lively on social media.
In April, Mendes informed ET Canada how he feels about celeb tradition on-line, claiming that society places celebrities on a pedestal, solely to later tear them down.
“However the attention-grabbing factor about that really, as time goes on, it feels just like the extra we develop into one with Instagram, Twitter and social media, each single individual is up on this social media pedestal of those expectations of an ideal life,” he stated.
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