Pink had to defend herself for cancelling her show in Australia
You tell them, Mama.
Pink has had to defend herself after cancelling a concert in Australia.
The singer claimed cancellation was due to illness but people starting questioning her motives after she was spotted at the beach.
The paparazzi snapped a photo of her and her daughter, Willow, and it was spread around with the caption "Pink's Sydney concert cancelled as she chills in Bryon Beach."
Pink had told her fans that she was suffering from a respiratory infection but after the photo started being shared around, she took to Instagram to defend herself.
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I don’t need to clear this up, but out of respect for my fans I will attempt it. I scheduled this tour meticulously, trying to do what was best for my children, while also putting on the best and most physically demanding and beautiful show of my life. This break in Byron has been scheduled since 2017, as a way to get outside the hotel and the winter and have some time with my children. I’ve already been sick twice (kids as well)on this Australian tour, but the first time we got sick, I was able to push through. This time, what these parasite paparazzi don’t show you, is two doctor visits in Byron on two consecutive days, antibiotics, steroids, Vick’s, nose spray, throat spray, more steroids, NyQuil, a screaming baby in the middle of the night, every night, while mama gives him warm baths and tells her daughter everything is fine. You can think whatever you want, it’s your right, but I have never taken advantage of any one in my entire life. I have never fucked off while disrespecting hard working people who spend money to come see me play. I have never phoned in a single tour, I have an impeccable record for not cancelling. I mother with everything I have whilst handling all the rest. The snark in this is unbelievable and makes me long for a nicer world. I’m doing the absolute best I can, and you can believe it or not. What they don’t show you in this picture is me drinking water and lying down while my friends try to entertain my 7 year old who is asking me why these creepy men are surrounding us and pacing back and forth and taking pictures of her every move. I will see everyone tomorrow whether I’m better or not, and the postponed show will be rescheduled. As I said, I’m sorry to the real fans who this situation has affected. Onwards and upwards.
She told followers that, when she was planning this tour, she was "trying to do what was best for [her] children, while also putting on the best and most physically demanding and beautiful show of [her] life."
She made the case that she had never once cancelled a show before and reminded people that there is a lot that goes on behind the camera.
"This time, what these parasite paparazzi don't show you, is two doctor visits in Byron on two consecutive days, antibiotics, steroids, Vick's, nose spray, throat spray, more steroids, NyQuil, a screaming baby in the middle of the night, every night, while mama gives him warm baths and tells her daughter everything is fine."
She apologised to the "real fans" who were affected by the cancellation.
We, for one, have nothing but admiration for this working mum. Everyone needs a break now and then and some time with the fam.
Speedy recovery, Pink, and enjoy the vacay.