Rihanna Canceled Lollapalooza Performance Over Zika Virus

6 Jul

Rihanna

Source: Urban Islandz

Rihanna pulled the plug on his upcoming performance in Lollapalooza due to the Zika Virus outbreak.

Organizers of the event has since axed the festival because they don’t have enough time to find a headlining replacement for Rihanna.

Lollapalooza Colombia was scheduled to take place in Bogota from September 17-18. Other stars on the lineup includes Lana Del Rey, Chainsmokers, and Anderson .Paak.

Lollapalooza festival originally started in Chicago and has since spread into a massive festival in several different countries including Brazil, Chile and Argentina.

The Zika Virus has been running ramping in most South American country and has also put a damper on the upcoming Olympic games in Brazil. The virus is spread through mosquitoes and sex and can cause birth defects, severe pain, rashes and fever.

Rihanna is currently on the European leg of her ANTI World Tour after seeing huge success on the North American leg. She will be performing in Stockholm, Sweden on Monday, Fourth of July.

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