Doja Cat cancels festivals and The Weekend tour due to tonsil surgery: 'I feel horrible'

Doja Cat shared disappointing news with fans Friday, announcing she'd have to pull out of upcoming performances after needing tonsil surgery.  

The Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and performer told her Twitter followers Thursday she had a tonsil infection which was further aggravated after drinking and vaping.  

Doja Cat said the infection turned into a "nasty" growth leading her need surgery.

"Dr. just had to cut into my left tonsil," she tweeted Thursday. "i might have some bad news for yall coming soon." 

"I wanted you to hear it from me first," she wrote on her Instagram story. 

"Unfortunately I have to have surgery on my tonsils asap. The surgery is routine but the recovery is going to take awhile (sic) due to swelling. 

That means I have to cancel my festival run this summer as well as The Weeknd tour." 

The "Say So" singer was announced as the special guest on The Weeknd's After Hours Til Dawn stadium tour in March and was expected to join him on the North America leg of the global tour. 

"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," she wrote.

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