Los Angeles, CA – Summer Walker is truly over it. From having to deal with people online judging her choice to wear a certain loc style to becoming a trending topic over people assuming she has poor hygiene because she doesn’t like showers (not baths), it’s been a mentally draining time for the 23-year-old burgeoning R&B singer who clearly hates touring.
In October, Summer released her debut album Over It, which gracefully broke Beyoncé’s streaming record for Lemonade and now she’s been performing city-to-city for her tour, which has been cut down due to her struggles with social anxiety.
“Hey y’all I truly appreciate all the support and love,” Summer said in a statement. “As you know, I have been very open about my struggle with social anxiety. I want to continue to be healthy and to make music for y’all, so I have decided to cut down some of the dates on the tour. I hope you all can understand. I’m grateful for every single one of you, and I hope that you understand that wellness is important.”
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I truly appreciate all the support and love. As you know, I have been very open about my struggle with social anxiety. I want to continue to be healthy and to make music for y'all, so I have decided to cut down some of the dates on the tour. I hope you all can understand. I'm grateful for every single one of you, and I hope that you understand that wellness/mental health is important. All cancelled dates will be refunded asap. Thank you. 🙏🏽🖤 Remaining Dates I’m playing: Nov 12 San Francisco Nov 25 Toronto Nov 26 Chicago Nov 27 Royal Oak Dec 2 Boston Dec 5 Philadelphia Dec 7 NYC Dec 8 NYC Dec 22 ATL
Summer seems to be committed to only nine dates at this point, with the entire trek wrapping December 22 in Atlanta. Those who purchased tickets for the canceled dates will receive a full refund.
The “Girls Need Love” singer isn’t the first artist to cancel future shows in order to take care of their mental wellness. Lil Nas X recently announced his break from the music industry, after canceling two confirmed shows and future festival appearances.
Check out the remaining dates for Summer Walker’s First and Last Tour below.
Nov 12 — San Francisco
Nov 25 — Toronto
Nov 26 — Chicago
Nov 27 — Royal Oak
Dec 2 — Boston
Dec 5 — Philadelphia
Dec 7 — NYC
Dec 8 — NYC
Dec 22 — Atlanta