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Morrissey cancels North American tour, including Las Vegas date

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Morrissey performs in the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan on Nov. 25, 2011.
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On, off, on, off, on ... off.

After two previous postponements, Morrissey's Las Vegas return has officially been scrapped as part of the British music icon's complete North American tour cancellation, the result of a "series of maladies, including double pneumonia, a bleeding ulcer and a gastrointestinal problem called Barrett's esophagus," according to London's Guardian.

Originally set for November 23, the Chelsea Ballroom show was moved to February 9 so the singer could be with his ailing mother in England. The rescheduled date was then postponed while the 53-year-old former Smiths frontman underwent treatment for his ulcer, and rescheduled for April 20.

Again, that's November 23 to February 9 to April 20 to off completely. Not that anyone should be the least bit confused by what's gone on with this show.

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