After taking home a string of awards at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, platinum-selling rapper and singer Doja Cat has canceled her much-anticipated summer tour to tackle health issues in her throat.
The 26-year-old “Kiss Me More” artist announced on Twitter that she had to undergo surgery to remove an abscess in her tonsil before revealing the tour cancellation news to her fans in a series of tweets.
“Hi guys. I wanted you to hear it from me first. Unfortunately, I have to have surgery on my tonsils asap. The surgery is routine but the recovery is going to take a while due to swelling. That means I have to cancel my festival run this summer as well as The Weeknd tour,” the singer wrote in a statement. “I feel horrible about this but can’t wait for this to heal and get back to making music and create an experience for y’all.”
Tonsil cysts, like the ones Doja has, are lumps on one or both of the tonsils.
The tonsils are two masses of soft tissue at the back of the throat. When cysts form there, they may not cause symptoms or be noticeable.
A person may only feel the presence of larger cysts. These cysts are usually not a cause for concern.
A person might not know that they have a tonsil cyst until a healthcare professional finds it while examining the area for other reasons.
Tonsil cysts do not usually cause symptoms and grow slowly.
However, a lump on the tonsils can result from more serious issues. Anyone with…