Jennifer Lopez cancels US tour: ‘I am completely heartsick’

Entertainment Desk Published: 1 June 2024, 09:33 AM
Jennifer Lopez cancels US tour: ‘I am completely heartsick’

Jennifer Lopez has canceled her 2024 North American tour, representatives for Live Nation confirmed.

“Jennifer is taking time off to be with her children, family and close friends,” a statement read.

The tour was to be her first in five years, in support of her first solo album in a decade, This Is Me ... Now and its companion film.

The tour was scheduled to kick off on 26 June in Orlando, Florida, and conclude in Houston on 31 August. Live Nation shared that attendees who purchased tickets through Ticketmaster will be automatically refunded.

Lopez offered her own statement to fans on her OntheJLo website and newsletter, writing: “I am completely heartsick and devastated about letting you down. Please know that I wouldn’t do this if I didn’t feel that it was absolutely necessary.”

She continued: “I promise I will make it up to you and we will all be together again. I love you all so much. Until next time …”

Last week, Lopez shut down a question concerning reports of problems within her marriage to Ben Affleck. During a question-and-answer session, the star was asked: “Your divorce with Ben Affleck is real? What is the truth?” She replied: “You know better than that.”

The pair were seen this week at Affleck’s daughter Violet’s graduation ceremony.

This Is Me ... Now was released early this year, 20 years after her hit album, This Is Me ... Then. Lopez told the Associated Press that the new album was a “miracle”, and “a second chance. And I’d love to capture this moment in time the way that album captured that moment in time.”

Her Netflix sci-fi adventure Atlas recently scored negative reviews with a 19% rating on Rotten Tomatoes but became a hit with viewers, racking up 28.2m views over Memorial Day weekend.

She will next be seen in a musical adaptation of Kiss of the Spider Woman alongside Diego Luna and the sports drama Unstoppable, produced by Affleck and Matt Damon.

Source: The Guardian