By Alicia Adejobi On February 14, 2013

Lady Gaga Cancels Remaining World Tour Dates To Undergo Hip Surgery

The star announced that she was suffering from chronic pain earlier this week

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Lady Gaga has been forced to cancel her 'Born This Way Ball' world tour after learning that she needs to have surgery for a hip surgery.

The 'Poker Face singer announced on Wednesday that she would be cancelling some of the upcoming dates of the North American leg of her two-year world tour after suffering from “chronic pain,” but it has now emerged that Gaga has teared the labrum in her right hip which will require surgery and a lengthy recovery period, according to Sky News.

Lady Gaga has been forced to cancel her world tour to underho hip surgery (GoldenEye / London Entertainment/ Splash News)

Gaga, 26, still had 21 dates to complete until March 20 but these have now been cancelled to allow the singer to undergo the surgery.

In a series of messages on her Twitter page, Gaga revealed she had a joint inflammation called synovitis, while explaining that she had been unable to walk but hid the pain for a while to avoid cancelling the tour.

“There's an unfortunate announcement coming out right now, concerning myself and the Born This Ball. Im so sorry. I barely know what to say,” Gaga tweeted yesterday in a series of messages.

“I've been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now, over the past month it has worsened. 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 nights performance I could not walk and still can't.(sic)”

Gaga's tour has grossed an estimated £104 million making it the fifth highest-grossing tour of all time. Fans who have already bought tickets for the cancelled shows will receive a full refund.

A rep for Lady Gaga told EntertainmentWise that there is no further comment at this time.

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