Rod Stewart, 78, cancels Australian show due to undisclosed illness

Rod Stewart had sad and slightly alarming news for fans on Friday, March 17, as he had to cancel his show. The iconic 78-year-old British rocker was due to perform at Mt. Duneed Estate, Australia alongside the 80s icon cyndi lauper and New Zealand singer Jon Stevens. Rod took to his Instagram to announce that the show has been canceled “due to illness.”

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“Live Nation and Roundhouse Entertainment are sorry to announce that tonight’s performance by Rod Stewart, Cyndi Lauper and Jon Stevens at the Mt. Duneed Estate, Geelong will not take place due to illness,” the statement read. “We apologize for the disappointment and inconvenience to ticket holders. A further announcement regarding the concert arrangements will be made early next week.

It wasn’t clear who was a victim of the disease, as both Cyndi and Jon shared the same claim. Cyndi, 69, added the message with the caption “Forwarding from Sir Rod Stewart,” while Jon, 61, wrote next to it, “Important announcement.”

As fans know, Rod recently looked quite happy and healthy as he was spending time with his family, especially his daughter who is pregnant with her first child! The singer enjoyed a baby shower with her ex kelly emberg And your daughter Rubyexpecting a baby with her partner jake kalick. Kelly took to Instagram on Feb. 20 to share a photo of the reunion, with the caption, “#itsafamilyaffair #werehaveingababy.”

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Rod and Kelly welcomed Ruby on June 17, 1987. Ruby initially followed in her mother’s footsteps and became a model, but later set her sights on her father’s occupation. After starting and disbanding a band called Revoltaire, she formed a country duo called The Sisterhood with the singer Alyssa Bonagura.

The arrival of Ruby and Jake’s baby will make Rod a grandfather for the second time. Her first foray into the world of grandparenting came after her daughter kimberley welcome daughter Delilah on August 21, 2011 with the actor Benicio, the bull.

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