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Lady Gaga has called off shows this week in Chicago, Auburn Hills, Mich., and Hamilton, Canada, because of chronic joint pain the singer said she has been concealing from her staff and fans.
“I've been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now, over the past month it has worsened,’ Gaga announced in a series of tweets sent out Tuesday. “I've been praying it would heal. I hid it from my staff, I didn't want to disappoint my amazing fans. However after last night’s performance I could not walk and still can't.
“To the fans in Chicago, Detroit & Hamilton, I hope you can forgive me, as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself. Im devasted & sad. It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry.”