Miley Cyrus hospitalized for allergic reaction, cancels Kansas City show

LOS ANGELES, April 15 Tue Apr 15, 2014 7:44pm EDT

LOS ANGELES, April 15 (Reuters) - Singer Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being hospitalized for a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics," the show venue said.

Cyrus, 21, was placed on medical rest on doctors' orders, the Sprint Center in Kansas City said in a statement. The singer posted a picture of herself in a hospital bed on Twitter with an apology to her Kansas fans, saying "I wanted so badly 2 b there 2night." The venue said ticket holders will be refunded.

The singer was forced to cancel her concert in Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this month, after being diagnosed with the flu and ordered by doctors to rest.

Cyrus is currently midway through her "Bangerz" tour, playing 60 shows across North America and Europe between February and June. Her next scheduled show is in St. Louis, Missouri, on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Lisa Shumaker)

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