The "disappointed" star is ordered to rest...

LL Cool J has cancelled the remainder of his US tour due to abdominal illness.

In a statement issued to the Associated Press, the nature of the illness was not stated, but LL Cool J has been ordered to rest and take medication.

“I am extremely disappointed to have to cancel the rest of this fun and successful tour,” he said. “I apologise for disappointing my fans who have already bought tickets.”

Dates in Atlanta and Miami are amongst those that have been pulled. Refunds will be available from the point of purchase.