It's can be a dangerous business being an international singing megastar - just ask Lady Gaga.

The singer has had to postpone several US dates on her 'Born This Way Ball' world tour after a debilitating joint inflammation left her unable to walk.

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Lady Gaga on stage on her current 'Born This Way Ball' world tour

Gaga called off shows in Chicago last Wednesday and Thursday and Detroit and Hamilton over the weekend after being diagnosed with Synovitis.

In a statement, the 'Bad Romance' singer said: "I am completely devastated and heartsick. I've been hiding this injury and pain from my staff for a month, praying it would heal, but after last night's performance, I could not walk.

She also tweeted her 34 million Twitter followers, saying: "I will hopefully heal as soon as possible and be at 500% again, which is what you deserve."


Lady Gaga
There's an unfortunate announcement coming out right now, concerning myself and the Born This Ball. Im so sorry. I barely know what to say.


Lady Gaga
I've been hiding a show injury and chronic pain for sometime now,over the past month it has worsened. I've been praying it would heal


Lady Gaga
I hid it from my staff, I didn't want to disappoint my amazing fans. However after last nights performance I could not walk and still can't


Lady Gaga
To the fans in Chicago Detroit & Hamilton I hope you can forgive me, as it is nearly impossible for me to forgive myself. Im devasted & sad


Lady Gaga
It will hopefully heal as soon as possible, I hate this. I hate this so much. I love you and Im sorry.


Lady Gaga
Due to a case of synovitis, (severe inflammation of joints) Gaga’s doctor has ordered her to postpone show in Chicago, Detroit + Hamilton

Gaga has been on the road with her 'Born This Way Ball' world tour for over two years, playing over 200 venues in six continents.

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