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Lady Gaga unable to walk due to inflammation, postpones tour for a week

Posted at 8:21 PM, Feb 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-13 13:29:49-05

Los Angeles (CNN) — Lady Gaga suffers from a painful injury that has left her unable to walk, forcing the postponement of several shows, the singer said Tuesday.

“I’ve been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now, over the past month it has worsened,” Lady Gaga tweeted Tuesday afternoon. “I’ve been praying it would heal.”

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The injury is a synovitis, a severe inflammation of joints, her Twitter postings said. She gave no details about how she suffered the injury.

Gaga tweeted that she hid the injury from her staff since “I didn’t want to disappoint my amazing fans.”

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“I’ve been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now, over the past month it has worsened,” Lady Gaga tweeted Tuesday

“However after last nights performance I could not walk and still can’t,” she tweeted.

Gaga’s “Born This Way Ball Tour” was in Montreal, Canada, on Monday night.

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The next week of shows, set for Chicago, Detroit and Hamilton, Ontario, have been postponed under doctor’s orders, she said.

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