Justin Bieber cancels remaining ‘Purpose’ tour dates
Justin Bieber has cancelled the final leg of his Purpose World Tour (a total of 14 shows) “due to unforeseen circumstances.” Here’s the statement released on Monday (July 24thth):
“Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts. Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over last 18 months.”
In the statement it is also underlined that Justin is sorry for the inconvenience and wants to thank all the fans who took part in the shows: “He is grateful and honored to have shared that experience with his cast and crew for over 150 successful shows across 6 continents during this run. However, after careful consideration he has decided he will not be performing any further dates.”
Justin Bieber has not yet commented on social media and reps for the singer were also unavailable for comment. But a source confirmed TMZ the rumour that the singer was “just over it.”
Shortly after announcing his tour cancellation, the ‘Love Yourself’ singer was spotted on the beach in Santa Monica and responded to questions by saying “Everything’s fine … I’ve been on tour for two years, [I’m going to spend time] resting, relaxation gonna ride some bikes.” Asked whether he had a message for his fans, he said “I love you guys, you’re awesome, I’m sorry for anyone who feels disappointed or betrayed.”
Bieber has been on the road in support of his well-received comeback album, Purpose, since March 2016, playing 154 concerts across North American, Asia, Europe, Africa, Latin America and Australia. According to Variety, his tour netted $93.2 million in the first half of 2017.
The canceled stops will begin with Saturday’s show in Arlington, Texas. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase.