Hugh Jackman has vocal haemorrhage
Hugh Jackman has suffered a vocal haemorrhage.
The 46-year-old actor has been forced to cancel the remaining dates of his one-man show, 'An Evening with Hugh Jackman', in Istanbul, Turkey, this week after blood vessels on his left vocal chord burst, but he has promised disappointed fans he will be rescheduling the dates.
He tweeted last night (18.03.15): "Merhaba. I have a left vocal hemorrhage. At advice of Dr. Kocak Dr Korovin I will cancel my shows in Turkey. Make no mistake, I'll be back!"
He later added: "I'm devastated at not sharing my show w you tonight. For all Turks & Cannakale it's a very important night. Was to be very special for me.(sic)"
The 'Wolverine' actor had been due to perform a total of four gigs - featuring improvisations, musical pieces and highlights from Broadway shows - at the Zorlu Center.
Ahead of the first show, on Tuesday 17.03.15), the Australian actor - who has children Oscar, 14, and Ava, nine, with wife Deborra-Lee Furness - spoke of his ties to the country.
He said: "My great-grandfather lived here. He spent his life here working at a bank in Istanbul. My father ... he always says you're sort of part Turkish somewhere. Maybe that's why I love the coffee so much."
And he also reminisced about a holiday he and his wife took to Turkey, where they stayed in a $25-a-night hotel and endured a 18-hour bus ride to the Southern coast.
He recalled: "My wife and I came here shortly after we were married."