What occurred to Brian May?
Brian May revealed on Instagram he had been hospitalised, which is extremely horrifying given the present COVID-19 pandemic.
Many had been fearing the worst for the 72-year-old, nonetheless, it seems his damage has been brought on by one thing far much less horrifying.
Like many people, it appears the guitarist has been getting some gardening achieved, and an over-exuberance on this exercise induced him to damage his buttocks, so badly he’s struggling to stroll.
The damage appears to be severe sufficient for May to have been pressured to remain in hospital, although now he’s house and struggles to stroll or get on with every day life as a result of “relentless” ache.
Speaking on Instagram, his full put up learn: “Reality examine! For me. No – the Virus didn’t get me but – thank God.
“Hope you’re all retaining extra-safe on the market. A call to calm down controls doesn’t out of the blue make the hazard go away.
“But me?? Yes, I’ve been quiet. Reason? As effectively as getting over-stretched and harassed by too many calls for … I managed to tear my Gluteus Maximus to shreds in a second of over-enthusiastic gardening.
“So out of the blue I discover myself in a hospital getting scanned to seek out out precisely how a lot I’ve really broken myself.
“Turns out I did an intensive job – this can be a couple of days in the past – and I gained’t have the ability to stroll for some time … or sleep, with out a variety of help, as a result of the ache is relentless.
“So, people … I must go darkish for some time, getting some full relaxation, at house.
“Please, please don’t ship me sympathy – I simply want some therapeutic silence for some time.
The Rhapsody Tour, which options Queen and singer Adam Lambert, has already been rescheduled to 2021, with most dates being moved again a complete yr.
The tour was meant to start in Italy in May 2020 and included big gigs in The O2 in London earlier than the tour concluded in Madrid in July.
However, this has now been moved to start on May 23 in 2021 in Italy, and can nonetheless embrace 10 dates in London and the ultimate Madrid dates in July 2021.
With May’s damage turning out to be worse than he thought, followers might be worrying the tour could also be rescheduled once more.
However, given he has time now to recuperate at house, hopefully, he might be combating match for the performances in a yr’s time.