Pete Doherty cancels his Irish tour

The star has been admitted to hospital in the UK.

Pete Doherty has pulled the whole of his Irish tour, which was to have included visits to the Mandela Hall, Belfast (September 13); The Academy, Dublin (14); and the Roisin Dubh, Galway (15).

According to his booking agent, “Last night Peter was admitted to Swindon Hospital with exhaustion and breathing difficulties. He is currently under observation by doctors.”

How euphemistic they were being we don’t know, but hopefully he’ll be out of hospital and gigging again soon.


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