Robbie Williams has confirmed that “very worrying” medical results were the cause his recent gig cancellations.
The ‘Angels’ singer has largely dropped out the public eye ever since he announced in September that he’d have to axe the final two dates on the autumn leg his ‘Heavy Entertainment Show Tour’ due to a sudden illness.
Now, Robbie has released a video message to acknowledge that some very serious health issues put him in the hospital several weeks ago.
“I’ve been recovering from an illness now for the last five weeks,” he says in the video. “Unfortunately, that illness kicked in just at the end my tour, a tour which was going so well.”
The musician continued: “The audiences were incredible, I was okay, the band was amazing, I was a soldier and I needed to finish that tour and I needed to go to Moscow and I needed to go to St Petersburg and then I got some test results.
“They were very worrying and I ended up in ICU, so I couldn’t go. I haven’t pulled out a tour for bad health since 1998 so you know if I can’t do it then there’s something going on that I just can’t do it.”
However, Robbie also assured fans that he’s on the road to recovery — without fully disclosing the cause his recent health woes.
“Now I am vegan, I do pilates every day,” he insisted, before joking: “I do yoga every day and have a really big burger on a Sunday.”
Robbie closed his statement by promising: “I know I’m going to be better than ever.”
As now, the former Take That star is scheduled to resume his ‘Heavy Entertainment Show Tour’ in Auckland, New Zealand on Valentine’s Day (February 14, 2018).
The singer launched his latest tour in Manchester in the shadow the city’s terrorist attack this past June, delivering a defiant message hope to the nation: “We are not f**king scared!”
Get well soon, Robbie!
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