Singer Nicole Scherzinger has some explaining to do!
Yesterday, the member of “The Pussycat Dolls” announced on her Instagram Story that their long-awaited reunion tour was going to be canceled due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases.
Nicole Scherzinger Reveals TPC Reunion Tour CANCELED Due To COVID!
In a statement, Scherzinger began “Thank you to everyone who had tickets to see PCD – we are so appreciative of your support and loyalty!”
“With the ever-evolving circumstances surrounding the pandemic, I understand the decision that the tour dates had to be canceled,” she continued.
“I have invested a huge amount of time, creative energy, and my own finances into bringing this project back to life, and while I’m naturally incredibly saddened by the decision, I am also very proud of what we were able to achieve in the short amount of time we had together before COVID,” she added.
“I can’t put into words the amount of love, admiration, and gratitude I have for the other girls in the group, and the fans that have supported us,” she wrote.
“Stay safe and healthy – Love and blessings,” she concluded. “Nicole xo.”
However, not everyone got the notice that the concert was canceled!
Other Members Of ‘The Pussycat Dolls’ Apparently Didn’t Get The Memo!
This is news to some other members of the girl group who were not aware of the update. Members Jessica Sutta and Carmit Bachar both released a joint statement to their Instagram pages to address the controversy.
“We want to say how incredibly disappointed we are to learn of an announcement made on Instagram that the Pussycat Dolls reunion tour is canceled,” they wrote.
“As of now, there has been no official notification of that,” they added.
“Either way, it seems as though it’s the end of a chapter to an incredible, life-altering experience filled with some awesome memories that we will forever be grateful for,” they continued.
“To the fans, we love you. Trust us, this is not the outcome we had hoped for,” the statement went on. “We wanted it as much as you because we appreciate you all so much and it hurts our hurts you had to wait so long for an answer, but unfortunately it’s out of our control.”
Jessica Sutta posted a selfie of her and Carmit Bachar on her Instagram story. Carmit also shared a video of the two of them walking along holding hands while the group’s second single, “Stickwitu” playing in the background.
Jessica captioned the post “Pure Sisterhood” and said that the tour “may have come to an end, but it is not the end of the Dolls story. We created a sisterhood that will live on.”
Robin Antin Posts Own Message To IG: ‘There Are Truths To This Situation’
The founder of “The Pussycat Dolls,” Robin Antin posted her own statement after Nicole’s announcement, saying that the tour has not been canceled, and they are still waiting on re-scheduled reunion tour dates.
“Myself and all the girls have been waiting on the re-scheduled reunion tour dates for a long time,” she began. “All of us working so hard to make it happen. We have been so excited to go out & connect with such incredible fans and give them what they truly deserve.”
“All of us have made personal & financial sacrifices, but that’s what it takes to be a team player in a ‘BAND’,” she continued. “Let’s not forget there are 5 other members of this group who I care for deeply, who deserve to be heard. To all of our beautiful fans, we’ll see u soon. We love you!”
“There are truths to this situation, I just hope one day they see the light,” she wrote. She concluded the message, writing, “Robin Antin, XoX, Founder of the Pussycat Dolls, #PCDFOREVER.”
At this time, Robin still has a lawsuit pending against Nicole. According to the lawsuit, Nicole was supposed to make only 49% of the reunion profits in her original contract. With things on hiatus, Nicole is apparently refusing to perform in the tour unless her contract is renegotiated to give her 75% of the profits. Nicole also wants to be given complete creative control, as alleged by the lawsuit.
According to the Live Nation’s UK website, there are rescheduled tour dates listed, but there are no tickets available for purchase. At this time, it’s unclear if the tour will be rescheduled or outright canceled.