John Mayer is Dying

By: The Superficial / September 20, 2011

Thanks to the Dinklage Strut-nanza formerly known as the Emmys followed by Britney and Lindsay continuing to serve as walking public service announcements on never signing your child over to Disney, this story about John Mayer‘s illness got pushed to this morning. Via One Forty Plus:

Hi everyone,
After several months of going week to week monitoring and hoping to correct the condition, I am forced to cancel my upcoming singing engagements due to something next to my vocal cords called a granuloma.
I’m bummed to have to bow out of both the iheartradio Music Festival in Las Vegas and an appearance with Tony Bennett in Los Angeles. I know there were people depending on me to be there and I’m sorry that I can’t be on those stages.
‘Born and Raised’ is complete as far as music recording, song selection, and in some cases mixing, but because of this condition I couldn’t finish singing on several of the tracks. This means the record will be released next year instead of this fall or winter.
This is a temporary setback, though I’m not sure how long or short a period of time it will be. I’ve got the best doctors in the country looking after me and I will be singing and touring again as soon as I get the all clear. Until then I’ll be spending time writing and composing more music and kicking an empty soup can around the West Village.
I’m looking forward to seeing you again soon. Until then take good care.
John

Tell me I’m not the only one who went, “I bet it’s sickle cell.” You know, because of John Mayer’s n-gger pass. And that’s not racist. Black people are genetically more prone to it, so how dare you try to trivialize their struggle?! I have a dream!

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