TOKYO: Former Beatle Paul McCartney has cancelled his Japan tour because of a debilitating virus that has laid him up in a Tokyo hotel, organisers said Tuesday, disappointing thousands of the 71-year-old musical legend’s fans.
McCartney – one of two living members of The Beatles – had already cancelled performances at the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday and Sunday, after coming down with the unspecified illness.
He “will regrettably have to cancel the remaining Japanese shows. Paul is still not feeling better and this cancellation is unavoidable,” organiser Kyodo Tokyo said in a statement.
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