Nicole Scherzinger cancels her Pussycat Dolls tour

The girl group that continues to give. Chaos, that is.

Wouldn’t Cha want you to inform the lead singer of your sitcom/pop band/dance troupe that the world reunion tour has been cancelled?

I’m, of course, referring to the 2000s girl group The Pussycat Dolls, aka a formative part of my childhood.

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In the latest case of members, not quite on the same page regarding performances and hierarchies within the group, lead singer Nicole Scherzinger announced on her Instagram story yesterday that the much-anticipated (and delayed COVID) PCD reunion tour It will be canceled as a result of the continuous Omicron wave.

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“Thank you to everyone who had tickets to see PCD – we appreciate your support and loyalty! With the ever-changing circumstances surrounding the pandemic, I understand the decision to cancel the tour dates,” she wrote.

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Nicole added that she had “invested a tremendous amount of time, creative energy and my own money” in the reunion and is “incredibly sad” due to the cancellation. “I am also very proud of what we were able to achieve in the short amount of time we spent together before COVID. I cannot describe in words the amount of love, admiration and gratitude I have for the other girls in the group, and the fans who supported us.”

Unfortunately, it appears that other members of the group, such as Jessica Sutta and Carmit Bashar, were unaware of the update. In a joint statement posted to their Instagrams, the two wrote, “We want to say how incredibly disappointed we were when we learned of an announcement made on Instagram that the Pussycat Dolls reunion tour has been cancelled. To date, there has been no official notification of that.”

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They continued, “Either way, it feels like a chapter ending to an amazing life-changing experience filled with some great memories we’ll be forever grateful for. To the fans, we love you. Trust us, this isn’t the outcome we were hoping for.”

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Jess and Carmit concluded their statement by writing that the situation was “out of our control” and that they “all had big dreams of expanding this brand, especially creating music so that all of our voices could be heard, which would be a true female empowerment.”

Jessica also posted a selfie of the two of them on her story, while Carmit posted a video of the couple walking along with the group’s second single, “Stickwitu.” The members also pledged in their statement that the tour “may be over, but it is not the end of the Dolls story. We have created a brotherhood that will live on…”

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PCD founder Robin Antin, for her part, posted a statement of her own on social media following Nicole’s announcement, saying that she and the group were waiting for their scheduled dates and that they were “working hard to make it happen.”

It should be noted that Robin currently has a pending lawsuit against Nicole. According to the first, Nicole was originally supposed to make 49% of the profits of the reunion. With the cancellation caused by the pandemic, Nicole appears to be refusing to perform until her contract is renegotiated to 75% and given complete creative control.

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As a result, Live Nation – the company behind the tour – is now demanding $600,000 to make up for the fact that concert dates can’t be confirmed.

Tensions mounted when Nicole’s attorney, Howard King, responded to the lawsuit, calling it “ridiculous and false” and a “desperate attempt to blame her failures by trying to impose obligations on Nicole that simply don’t exist.”

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He continued, “Robin will fail in her efforts to trade in Nicole’s hard-earned success to extricate herself from the deep financial hole created by her bad business and career decisions.” Whew!

As of now, Live Nation’s UK website boasts a new lineup of rescheduled dates that are yet to be confirmed. There are currently no tickets available for purchase, and it is not clear whether previously purchased tickets will be refunded or transferred.

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