Truth hurts: Lizzo cancels Bumbershoot appearance

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 26: Lizzo attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images for MTV)

SEATTLE — Superstar Lizzo, who was set to headline Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival at Seattle Center Friday night, has canceled her appearance.

The singer-songwriter and rapper announced on Twitter that she’s been advised not to fly because of a severe sinus infection.

Other headliners for this weekend’s Bumbershoot lineup include Tyler the Creator, The Lumineers, H.E.R. and Taking Back Sunday.

Bumbershoot opens at 2 p.m. Friday (Aug. 30) and runs through Sunday, Sept. 1.


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