In some bad news for fans of the American singer and songwriter Phillip Phillips, the winner of the reality show ‘American Idol’ has cancelled the remaining dates of his tour, as he has been facing some health issues of late.
Sources familiar with the matter said that the doctor of the singer has advised him to get off the road, even as Phillips was playing six days a week. The doctor informed the media that the singer had been suffering from kidney issues even before he rose to fame with American Idol.
Philips had even undergone a surgery last year for a severe bout of kidney stones. Apart from kidney issues, the singer was also suffering from exhaustion and dehydration problems. The doctors said that Phillip’s body does not bounce back and that he has been feeling run down of late. The news was also confirmed by the singer on the social networking site Facebook.
Phillips wrote, “Hey guys, due to doctor’s orders I have to postpone my last few tour dates. They will be rescheduled! Looking forward to seeing you all on on the John Mayer tour this summer!” Phillips was the winner of the eleventh season of American Idol.