Bruce Springsteen nixes Halloween plans

The Boss says his holiday tradition has become a 'catastrophic success'

Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his annual Halloween celebration at his New Jersey mansion.

In a posting on his website, The Boss said that he and his wife Patti Scialfa were forced to abandon their usual Halloween tradition because it has become too successful.

He wrote: “So as not to inconvenience you this Halloween, due to ‘catastrophic success’ (read: too many visitors for the neighborhood to handle) and concern for the safety of kids and parents! we won’t be having our usual Halloween display this year in Rumson.

“We wish everyone a safe and Happy Halloween!”

Meanwhile, Springsteen, who recently wrapped up a world tour in support of his album ‘Magic’, has been performing at Vote For Change rallies in support of US presidential candidate Barack Obama.

He is also set to perform with the E Street Band at the Super Bowl in Tampa, Florida on February 1, as previously reported.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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