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'Did NOT collapse!' Tom Jones sets record straight after cancelling show over health issue

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Tom Jones took to Instagram in the early hours of this morning to address "rumours" that he'd collapsed ahead of a performance in Budapest.The Delilah hitmaker, 82, put any speculation of a collapse to rest and revealed that he was diagnosed with "viral laryngitis", which forced him to cancel the show.In view of his 451,000 followers, Tom clarified that a collapse didn't lead to the performance's cancellation.He wrote: "Hello to all concerned: I travelled last night from the UK to Budapest and woke this morning with an uncomfortable throat."A specialist came to visit and diagnosed 'viral laryngitis'."He strongly advised postponing this evening's show and prescribed medication and vocal rest," he added.The star continued: "I did NOT 'collapse' anywhere at any time, that is pure rumour."Hopefully the inflammation will calm soon as I am looking forward to continuing my wonderful summer tour.""Unfortunately the show had to be cancelled at the last minute, and for that I am very sorry,"However, the show in Budapest has been rescheduled and will take place on August 16.Thanks again for all your kind concern.TJ," he signed off.Following the star's post, his fans were quick to rush to the comments to wish the legend will.Superstar Jennifer Hudson wrote: "Get well tom!!!"Instagram user Evakis2020 penned: "Get well soon sír TJ," alongside three red hearts.Raheela134 commented: "Wishing you well Sir Tom.".

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