In a note, titled “Just so you know …” that was posted on her Tumblr this morning, the pop star revealed that her mom is being treated for cancer. Swift said the discovery was made after she’d asked her mother to go for a routine check-up “just to ease some worries of mine.” While she’s keeping the details of her condition and treatment private, Swift says her mother “wanted you to know because your parents may be too busy juggling everything they’ve got going on to go to the doctor, and maybe you reminding them to go get checked for cancer could possibly lead to an early diagnosis and an easier battle … Or peace of mind in knowing that they’re healthy and there’s nothing to worry about. She wanted you to know why she may not be at as many shows this tour. She’s got an important battle to fight.” Taylor ended the note thanking her fans, telling them, “I hope and pray that you never get news like this.”
Read the full note on Tumblr.