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All about that bronchitis: Meghan Trainor cancels State Fair gig

Meghan Trainor at KDWB's Jingle Ball 2014

Meghan Trainor at KDWB's Jingle Ball 2014

Treble-loathing pop star Meghan Trainor won't be teaching Minnesota State Fair attendees how to love their bodies. The "All About That Bass" hitmaker announced Tuesday she'll be nixing the remainder of her tour due to hemorrhaged vocal chords brought on by bronchitis. Ouch! The doo-woppy soul-pop singer says she will seek surgery to repair her ongoing throat issues. 

Trainor, 21, was the only younger-skewing act booked for the grandstand in 2015 (see: Def Leppard, Alan Jackson, Garrison Keillor, etc.); she was scheduled to perform September 1. Details on ticket refunds can be found here. Trainor broke the medical news on Instagram, writing: 

"To all my fans — I was being careful and taking precautions, but I have hemorrhaged my vocal cord again. I got bronchitis & have been coughing a lot & that that pushed it over the edge. Sadly, I will need to cancel the remainder of my tour and get surgery to finally fix this once and for all. I am devastated, scared, and so sorry. I LOVE touring and seeing your beautiful faces every night. I am determined to do what it takes to get better and come back around stronger than ever. I love you, and thank you for all of your understanding, love and support."

She punctuated the note with a frowny-face emoji, followed by an arrow-sliced heart and a diamond. While we wish Trainor the best, her unintentionally ironic body-shaming of "skinny bitches" on "Bass" and regressive gender normativity on single "Dear Future Husband" seem worth mentioning. 

Back in June, we lost Nickelback — and, really, faith in the divine — when frontman Chad Kroeger was stricken with a vocal cord cyst