Amy Schumer Cancels Down Under, Cites Illness

Comedian Amy Schumer canceled five sold-out arena shows in Australia and New Zealand set to begin this weekend.  

Live Nation cited “illness” and added that the tour would not be rescheduled in the immediate future. “Unfortunately, due to Amy Schumer’s tight schedule it is not possible to schedule replacement dates however, we will be working to confirm a return to Australia as soon as is practical,” LN stated.

Other arena dates included Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Auckland Dec. 12-17. LN did not expand on the nature of the illness. In September, the entertainer was hospitalised for food poisoning while vacationing in Paris.