Doja Cat Pulls Out of the Weeknd Tour and 2022 Festival Shows for Tonsil Surgery

todayMay 24, 2022

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Doja Cat went to social media on Friday (May 20) to share that her scheduled tour with The Weeknd and festival appearances this summer will be canceled due to a medical surgery she had on her tonsils.

“Hi guys. I wanted you to hear it from me first, “I wanted you to hear it from me first,” she began the message in white text on a black background. “Unfortunately I have to have surgery on my tonsils asap. The surgery is routine but the recovery is going to take awhile due to swelling. That means I have to cancel my festival run this summer as well as The Weeknd tour. I feel horrible about this but can’t wait for this to heal and get back to making music and create an experience for y’all.”

On Thursday, Doja took to Twitter to explain the procedure to her fans in detail and cautioned that some “bad news” might be on the way.

She tweeted, “Dr. just had to cut into my left tonsil. I had an abscess in it. My whole throat is f—ed so I might have some bad news for yall coming soon.” 

She revealed that her tonsils were infected just before the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. “I was taking f—in antibiotics but forgot that i was taking them and then i drank wine and was vaping all day long and then i started getting a nasty growth on my tonsil so they had to do surgery on it today” she tweeted.

Doja Cat was confirmed as a special guest on The Weeknd’s After Hours Til Dawn tour back in March. Both are managed by Wassim “Sal” Slaiby of SALXCO. The tour begins on July 8 in Toronto and ends on September 2 in Los Angeles.

Doja was scheduled to perform at several summer music festivals, including the Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, on Saturday (May 21), and the Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom on June 22.

Doja Cat was the top female finalist at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, with 14 nominations. She won top female R&B artist, top R&B artist, top R&B album for Planet Her, and top viral single for “Kiss Me More” with SZA.

Written by: Z Radio Live News