Janet Jackson is postponing her first world tour in four years. The 49-year-old sister of the late Michael Jackson has to undergo surgery, she announced on Facebook on Thursday. The singer was scheduled to begin the 2016 leg of the Unbreakable tour in Colorado on January 9.
‘Hey you guys,’ Jackson wrote. ‘Happy Holidays to each and every one of you. I need you to know, I learned today, from my doctors that I must have surgery soon. ‘It breaks my heart to tell you that I am forced to postpone the Unbreakable Tour until the spring.’
All the stops would be rescheduled and that concert goers should ‘hold on to’ their tickets, she said.
It was added that the tickets would be honored in a ‘special way. ‘Please pray for me, my family and our entire company during this difficult time,’ the Nasty singer said. ‘There will be no further comment. I love you all so much and am ever grateful for your understanding and your love. Gon’ b alright.