Khloe Kardashian has admitted she was left 'traumatised' after hearing her mom Kris Jenner having sex!

Bobby Brown breaks his silence after the death of his daughter and says he feels 'completely numb'

George Michael cancels rest of 2011 tour

2011-11-26 09:26
 

London - George Michael has postponed all his remaining 2011 tour dates as he recovers from pneumonia, the singer's publicist said on Friday.

Michael was hospitalised in Vienna, Austria earlier this week. A statement from publicist Connie Filippello said the 48-year-old former Wham! singer "is responding to treatment and slowly improving".

Michael "is ill with pneumonia and any other speculation regarding his illness is unfounded and untrue", the statement said.

Two Austrian doctors treating Michael said he had "severe community acquired pneumonia", but "his condition has stabilised and he is responding to treatment".

They said he needed time to regain his strength.

"From the current point of view, the time until recovery cannot be estimated, but he will not be able to perform the rest of the tour," Dr Christoph Zielinski and Dr Thomas Staudinger said in a statement.

"Besides medical treatment, complete rest, and peace and quiet are mandatory."

The singer has postponed dates in Liverpool, Sheffield, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London. The statement said the concerts would be rescheduled.

Michael gained mega-stardom in his early 20s as half of Wham! and went on to a successful solo career. His first solo album, 1987's Faith sold 20 million copies.

Michael had played 45 dates on his "Symphonica" European tour before falling ill.

Read more on:    george michael  |  music

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
6 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

The royal palace has responded after a UK tabloid published images of Queen Elizabeth giving the Nazi salute as a young girl. Read More »

Will and Kate have released new pics of baby Charlotte and we also spotted her attractive uncle. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.