Justin Timberlake postpones UK tour and axes three shows

Singer's 'Man Of The Woods' tour was due to kick off in Paris next month

Justin Timberlake has postponed his European tour and axed three forthcoming UK shows.

The singer was due to kick off the next leg of his ‘Man Of The Woods’ tour in Paris on June 22.

But it has been postponed until July 3 at the French capital’s AccorHotels Arena.

A statement from Live Nation said: ”Justin Timberlake and Live Nation apologise for any inconvenience to fans.”

A series of UK dates have also been postponed including Glasgow SSE Hydro on July 5, which will now take place two days later on July 7.

Two shows in London on July 9 and 11 at The O2 will go ahead as normal.

Fans who purchased tickets for Birmingham Arena on June 27, will be allowed entry to the new date at the same venue on August 27, whilst the July 1 concert at Manchester Arena has been moved to August 29.

Three dates have also been cancelled in Birmingham on June 28, Manchester Arena on July 2 and Glasgow SSE Arena on July 6, with fans able to obtain a full refund at their point of purchase.

The reason for the tour delay and cancellations is not known at this stage.

Justin Timberlake’s UK and European tour dates are now as follows:

Paris, AccorHotels Arena (July 3,4) 
Glasgow, SSE Hydro (7)
London, The O2 (9,11)
Amsterdam, Ziggo Dome (15)
Antwerp, Sportpaleis (17)
Cologne, Lanxess Arena (21)
Stockholm, Friends Arena (31)
Oslo, Telenor Arena (August 2)
Copenhagen, Royal Arena (4)
Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena (8)
Berlin, Mercedes-Benz Arena (12)
Zurich, Hallestadion (16)
Frankfurt, Festhalle (20)
Arnhem, Gelredome (24)
Birmingham Arena (27)
Manchester Arena (29)

Meanwhile, an 88-year-old Timberlake fan recently got the chance to meet her hero backstage at one of his shows in Orlando, Florida.

Bette Maloney, or ‘Nammie’ as she is known, was snapped smiling backstage with Timberlake.