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 present dates earlier this month however has now made the choice to cancel the remainder of the North America, U.Ok. and Europe gigs.
Mendes, 23, shared a press release on social media outlining the choice.
“I began this tour excited to lastly get again to enjoying reside after a protracted break because of the pandemic, however the actuality is I used to be under no circumstances prepared for the way troublesome touring can be after this time away,” he wrote.
“After talking extra with my group 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 exhibits, and it breaks my coronary heart to inform you this however I promise I can be again as quickly as I’ve taken the suitable 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.
Through the years, Mendes has been open about his struggles with anxiousness.
He beforehand informed ET Canada about how touring impacts him emotionally.
“There’s at all times this two-and-a-half-week level — I name it the two-and-a-half-week level — while you’re like, ‘Why am I so lonely and depressed after two and a half weeks? I bought to get again house and see my household,’” he stated.
Although the singer has made it clear previously that he enjoys touring, Mendes has stated he struggles with different facets of his pop-star job, together with the stress 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 fascinating 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 particular person is up on this social media pedestal of those expectations of an ideal life,” he stated.
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