Lady Gaga Postpones Shows Due To Severe Joint Inflammation

Lady Gaga is seen exiting The Waldorf Towers in New York City on October 24, 2012 -- Getty Premium

Lady Gaga has been forced to postpone several shows due to severe joint inflammation.

"There's an unfortunate announcement coming out right now, concerning myself and the Born This Ball. Im so sorry. I barely know what to say," Lady Gaga wrote, the first of many Tweets on Tuesday about her medical condition.

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"I've been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now, over the past month it has worsened. I've been praying it would heal," she continued. "I hid it from my staff, I didn't want to disappoint my amazing fans. However after last nights performance I could not walk and still can't..."

Gaga apologized to her fans for having to postpone her gigs.

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"To the fans in Chicago Detroit & Hamilton I hope you can forgive me, as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself. Im devasted & sad," she wrote. "It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry."

Later, another Tweet was posted on Gaga's account further explaining her medical condition.

"Due to a case of synovitis, (severe inflammation of joints) Gaga's doctor has ordered her to postpone show[s] in Chicago, Detroit + Hamilton," a Tweet on Tuesday evening read.

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