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The Weeknd pulls out of Rihanna's Anti World Tour

2016-03-24 22:00

Los Angeles - The Weeknd has pulled out of supporting Rihanna on her Anti World Tour.

According to a statement released by the tour's promoter Live Nation, the Canadian star will no longer be performing as planned due to "unforeseen" changes in his schedule and his forthcoming projects.

A statement issued to BANG Showbiz reads: "Due to some unforeseen changes with upcoming projects, The Weeknd will no longer be joining Rihanna on her upcoming international Anti World Tour."

The Weeknd was expected to perform on the European leg of the Diamonds singer's tour along with rapper Jay Sean.

The Can't Feel My Face hitmaker - whose real name is Abel Tesfaye - would have joined the R&B superstar at the Amsterdam Arena on 11 June and would have played a further 23 dates, concluding on the final night of her entire tour in Zurich, Switzerland.

Rihanna has already completed seven dates of the tour. So far on the run, Rihanna, 28, has brought out her on/off boyfriend Drake to perform their hit song Work together and her North American support act Travis Scott. More surprise guests are expected.

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