Ed Sheeran Forced To Cancel Divide Tour Dates As Extent Of Cycing Accident Inuries Revealed
Both the singer's arms are out of action and in a cast/bandage.
Ed Sheeran has cancelled his upcoming live Divide tour performances for the immediate future following a bike crash, in which he sustained fractures to his right wrist and left elbow.
The Shape of You singer unveiled his injuries on Instagram on Tuesday and confirmed he will not be performing a string of tour dates in Asia after getting knocked off his bike by a car in London.
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Ed was due to take the stage in Taepei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong but since both his arms are out of action rn, an aide help him type a message announcing the postponement of the shows.
Alongside an image of his cast, Ed's message said: "A visit to my doctors confirmed fractures in my right wrist and left elbow that will leave me unable to perform live concerts for the immediate future."
"Sadly, this means that the following shows will not be able to go ahead as planned: Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong," he added.
The singer has not put a date on when he will return to the stage, admitting that he will let the healing process run it's course: "I’m waiting to see how the healing progresses before we have to decide on shows beyond that. Please stay tuned for more details. PS - Ed isn’t typing this as he has both arms casted/bandaged."
Ed has been looping his fans in every step of the way following the incident, informing them straight after it happened: "I've had a bit of a bicycle accident and I'm currently waiting on some medical advice, which may affect some of my upcoming shows. Please stay tuned for further news."
While fans will no doubt be gutted by the postponement of the shows, we can all agree that his recovery is the most important thing.
Get well soon Ed!