Madonna hospitalized with ‘serious’ bacterial infection, postpones tour

Madonna has been hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection and has been placed in intensive care, and will postpone future tours, her manager has confirmed.

Talent manager and producer Guy Oseary announced Wednesday on Instagram: like a virgin The singer, 64, spent several days in the ICU but is now recovering.

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Oseary said the pop superstar was hospitalized on Saturday and is “recovering his health.”

Multiple media outlets have reported that Madonna has moved out of ICU, but Oseary explained in the post that the Queen of Pop is “still undergoing treatment.” Full recovery is expected. “

However, “at this time, we have to suspend all commitments, including tours,” he said.

“We’ll let you know as soon as we have more details, including a new tour start date and rescheduled shows,” he concluded.

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Prior to the health issues, the singer was gearing up for the start of her Celebration Tour, which was originally scheduled to begin on July 15 in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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The Best Hits tour was announced earlier this year and was planned to mark the 40th anniversary of Madonna’s smash hit single. holiday.

Ticketmaster/Live Nation told Global News that if new dates for the postponed performances are announced or if new dates are not announced within 60 days, fans can request refunds.

In 2020, Madonna underwent hip replacement surgery 11 months after suffering an injury while on tour with Madame X.

between her Madame X Presents: Madame Extra Q&A In a 2021 special, she opened up about her painful surgery.

“Let’s be very honest, I used to be a fitness and workout geek,” she said at the time. “You probably know that, right?…I don’t know if you noticed, during my[MadameX2019]tour, I used to limp a lot. I was in more pain than I had ever felt in my life. I’m a bionic woman — I had hip replacement surgery.

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“So how do I stay in shape? No one will stop me, and the way I stay in shape is by not believing in limits,” Madonna added.

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