Liam Payne Hospitalized With ‘Serious’ Infection & Apologizes For Postponing Tour

Liam Payne is canceling his upcoming tour dates amid news he was hospitalized for a kidney infection. The “Strip That Down” singer took to Instagram on Friday to share the sad news, apologizing to his fans and giving them an update on his health. The One Direction alum was expected to be in Peru next Friday for a show, and explained more in the caption of his clip. “It’s with a heavy heart I have to tell you that we have no other choice but to postpone my upcoming tour of South America. Over the past week I’ve been in hospital with a serious kidney infection, it’s something I wouldn’t wish on anyone, and doctors orders are that I now need to rest and recover,” he said. “I was beyond excited to come play for you guys. To all of you who have bought tickets: I’m so sorry. We’re working to re-schedule the tour as soon as we possibly can, but for now we will be refunding the tickets – so please look out for updates from your point of purchase. Thanks as always for the love and support, and look forward to seeing you soon.”