Through a statement on his official Instagram account, Shawn Mendes reported that he will postpone his world tour Wonder: The World after revealing that he reached a “breaking point” in his mental health.
The 23-year-old Canadian singer-songwriter was forced to postpone some dates of his tour and through a publication on the social network he explained the reasons for his drastic decision. His words surprised many, but they were extremely sincere, as they demonstrate his faithful relationship with his audience.
The beloved music star is in the middle of her tour Wonder, which started last June. However, due to the “road toll and pressure”, the singer will take a break to “heal and take care of himself”. [a sí mismo]” for at least the next three weeks:
It breaks my heart to have to say this but, unfortunately, I will have to postpone the next three weeks of shows in Uncasville, Connecticut until further notice. I’ve been on tour since I was 15 years old and to be honest it’s always been hard being away from friends and family.
After a few years off the road I felt like I was ready to dive back in, but that decision was premature and unfortunately the road toll and pressure caught up with me and I reached a breaking point.
After talking with my team and health professionals, I need to take some time to heal and take care of myself and my mental health. As soon as there are more updates, I promise I’ll let you know. I love you guys.
After the announcement of the interruption of their tour, the fans of the interpreter of Miss have expressed their support for the singer, assuring him that it’s okay to go on hiatus and that they love him just the same.
This isn’t the first time Shawn has opened up about his mental health struggles. In September 2021, the singer told GQ how his persistent battle with anxiety has affected his career. At the time of the interview, the singer was still dating fellow singer Camila Cabello. The couple separated in November 2021.
My personal wellness journey began a couple of years ago when I was going through a dark time. She had so much anxiety that she could no longer sing. It was all in my throat, which many men experience. […] I couldn’t sing anymore and I always had a problem with quitting. I didn’t want to give up.