Shawn Mendes announced Wednesday morning that he is canceling the rest of his tour to continue his mental health break.
for the toll that being back on the road would take on me,” the “Treat You Better” crooner began
his social media statement. “I started this tour excited to finally get back to playing live after a long
break due to the pandemic, but the reality is I was not at all ready for how difficult touring would
of health professionals,” they came to the conclusion that it has “become more clear” that he
The “Lost in Japan” singer, who admitted he’s heartbroken by the decision, said he hopes to resume
his tour dates after some “much needed time off,” but in the meantime will continue to record new music for his fans.
Enlarge Imageshawn mendes on red carpet The “Stitches” crooner is continuing
to take more time off to treat his mental health. Future Publishing via Getty Imag
“…I promise I will be back as soon as I’ve taken the right time to heal,” he concluded his message.
“I love you all and thank you all so much for supporting me and sticking by me on this journey.”
Mendes’ update comes just a few weeks after he initially announced he was postponing his tour, known
as “Wonder: The World Tour.” His tour began in Portland in June and was scheduled to run through August 2023.
Enlarge Imageshawn mendes singing with a pride flag around his neck “i’m afraid that if people know
and see the truth they might think less of me,” Mendes previously wrote.