Friends of Kylie Minogue are worried the singer had come back too soon after her battle with breast cancer after she was forced to cancel her show in Manchester over the weekend due to the flu. “When Kylie first announced she wanted to tour and record again, there was concern among her friends and family that it was too much, too soon,” a source explained to The Sun. “She even postponed some medical work that had been planned for last summer in order to concentrate on her Homecoming tour. Some of her close friends tried to talk her into spending some time relaxing and resting. But she took on project after project – and too many dates. She didn’t want to let down her fans.”
Flu Forces Kylie Minogue To Halt Manchester Show Early
January 14, 2007 – Kylie Minogue was forced to abandon her Showgirl concert on Saturday night, sparking fears that she’s pushing herself too hard.
“I’m sorry and I’ve never had to do this in my career before, but I can’t sing on,” Minogue told disappointed fans at the Manchester Evening News Arena after only managing to sing nine songs in a 45-minute set. Spokesman John Bills said: “Several members of the crew, the tour manager and Kylie have been suffering from flu but she didn’t want to let anyone down. She wanted to get through the show but had to cut it short.”
The full story at sundaymirror.co.uk has since been removed.
Watch a couple video clips of the final moments of the show at YouTube.
Kylie Honored By Wembley Arena
January 13, 2007 – As Kylie Minogue’s seven night tenancy at Wembley Arena came to an end on Tuesday (January 9), Wembley recognized the singer’s spectacular return by presenting her with an award to commemorate playing to 79,000 fans.
Kylie Rings In The New Year With Wembley Show
December 31, 2006 – Kylie Minogue arrived in London on Saturday (December 30) with boyfriend Olivier Martinez as the singer prepares to perform tonight Wembley Arena. “Kylie being back on stage on New Year’s Eve means a great deal to Olivier after all she’s been through,” a source told The People. “This year has been tough for both of them and he is really looking forward to them celebrating the start of 2007 together.”