Liam Payne shared that he was forced to postpone his South America tour after being hospitalized due to a serious kidney infection. The tour was scheduled to begin in Lima, Peru, on Sept. 1, and end in Mexico City on Sept. 12, with stops in São Paulo, Bogotá, Colombia, Santiago, Chile, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In a video shared on social media, the singer explained the reason for the tour postponement: “We started rehearsals, and I’ve just been advised now is really not the right time to be out on the road trying to recover from this. I have the best people around me at home, trying to help me recover as we speak, but yeah, we’re gonna have to reschedule the tour. … Hopefully, we’ll put on an even bigger, better show. Thank you. I’m sorry.” In the caption of the post, Payne said that what he is undergoing is “something I wouldn’t wish on anyone, and doctors orders are that I now need to rest and recover … I was beyond excited to come play for you guys.”
Payne said that tickets would be refunded, adding: “Thanks as always for the love and support, and look forward to seeing you soon.”
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