"Mentre salivo la scala per cantare 'Batuka' a Miami - scrive Madonna sulla sua pagina Instagram - ero in lacrime per il dolore causato dalle mie lesioni, un dolore indicibile negli ultimi giorni... mi considero una guerriera, non mollo mai tuttavia ora è il momento di dare retta al mio corpo e di accettare che il dolore è preoccupante".
Madonna si è quindi scusata con i suoi fan per questa decisione.
I was in tears from the pain of my injuries, Which has been indescribable for the past few days With every song I sang, I said a prayer that I would make it to the next and get thru the show. My prayers were answered, And I made it. I consider myself a warrior I never quit, I never give in, I never give up!! However this time I have to listen to my body And accept that my pain is a warning I want to say how deeply sorry I am to all my fans. For having to cancel my last show I spent the last two days with doctors Scans, ultra sounds, Xrays Poking and probing and more tears. They have made it very clear to me that if l’am to continue my tour— I must rest for as long as possible so that I don’t inflict further and Irreversible damage to my body. I have never let an injury stop me from performing but this time i have to accept that there is no shame in being human and having to press the pause button.............. I thank you all for your understanding, love and support. As the Words to Batuka go........... It’s a Long Road..........Lord Have Mercy. Things have got to change. And they will because MADAME. is a fighter!! Happy Holidays to Everyone #madamextheatre #thefillmoremiamibeach @orquestra.batukadeiras.pt