‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Cancel Second Show For This Reason

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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The “Red Hot Chili Peppers” have canceled a second show after the lead singer Anthony Keidis was hospitalized for the flu.

The band posted a statement on their website that Keidis was recovering “from complications from flu.”

“Due to Anthony Kiedis’ hospitalization from complications from the intestinal flu on Saturday evening, the Red Hot Chili Peppers regretfully must postpone their upcoming concert for iHeart Radio on May 17th,” the statement read.

“They would like to extend their gratitude to the fans for the outpouring of well wishes. Anthony is expected to make a full recovery soon.”

On Saturday, the band canceled a concert in Los Angeles after Keidis was rushed to the hospital. (RELATED: Red Hot Chili Peppers Lead Singer Hospitalized, Show Cancelled)

There is no word yet if any other shows will be canceled. The group did say that it would add another show to its tour.