Lady Gaga Cancels Entire Tour

Singer needs hip surgery

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 14, 2013 9:56 AM CST | Updated Feb 14, 2013 10:59 AM CST

(Newser) – Lady Gaga had already postponed three shows due to "chronic pain," but things just got more serious: Turns out she needs hip surgery and has to cancel the rest of her Born This Way Ball tour, Reuters reports. She has a labral tear of the right hip, and will need "strict downtime to recover" after it is repaired, Live Nation says in a statement. The injury was originally thought to be joint inflammation, but additional tests upped the severity of things. Her tour had 20 US dates remaining.

This Dec. 15, 2012 file photo shows singer Lady Gaga performing at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
This Dec. 15, 2012 file photo shows singer Lady Gaga performing at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, file)
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