EXCLUSIVE DETAILS! The Truth Behind John Mayer's Tour Cancellation — His Illness Really Stinks!

Wed, June 2, 2010 3:28pm EDT by 15 Comments

HollywoodLife.com knows the REAL story behind the sickness that forced John to cancel the remaining dates of his European tour…

When John Mayer canceled the last four dates of his European tour claiming sickness, we had to wonder whether he was telling the truth. Did the playboy rocker simply drink too much or did tickets not sell well enough? Unfortunately for his fans in Amsterdam (two shows of which were sold out!) Madrid and Manchester, UK, John really IS sick — with food poisoning!

“John is recovering from a horrible food poisoning episode,” a source close to Jennifer Aniston’s ex tells HollywoodLife.com exclusively. “He got it from backstage catering [at the Forum Copenhagen May 31] which gave him such major diarrhea.”

Well, that stinks (literally)! But don’t worry, Mayer the Player will live! “Mayer is returning home to the States and a full recovery is expected under a doctor’s supervision,” a statement released on the guitarist’s website June 1 read. A statement on the guitarist’s website June 1 reads. John’s rep didn’t respond to our request for comment.

Who needs a doctor? Our advice? Lots of water and LOTS of Pepto-Bismol!

— Laura Schreffler & reporting by Russell Weakland