Duncan James to miss Liverpool gig after he's rushed to hospital

Duncan James said sorry to fans that were in Liverpool
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Duncan James has apologised to fans for missing out on Hits Radio Live after being "rushed" to hospital for "a correction of a procedure".

Blue were set to perform at Liverpool's M&S Bank Arena tonight without the 46-year-old. In an Instagram video from his hospital bed, the former Hollyoaks star shared: "Quick update. Some of you may or may not know.

"I had to go into hospital yesterday, I was admitted to have a correction of a procedure that happened two weeks ago that went a little bit wrong."

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"So I was rushed in and I had it all fixed, I was kept in overnight and I'm just waiting to find out if I can go home today. Fingers crossed."

"However, it does mean that I won't be able to attend the Foodies Festival today or the Hits Radio Live in Liverpool, which I'm gutted about because I really wanted to do that, but the doctors have told me I need to rest up. I need to heal. I need to make sure that everything is good where it should be good."

"So I just want to say I'm sorry if I've let anyone down. I am on the mend. I am getting better and I will keep you all updated."

He added that the rest of the group will "do a sterling job and smash it out the park today". The Hits Radio Live concert kicks off at 7pm and features artists such as Becky Hill, Craig David, Rag 'n' Bone Man and Caity Baser.

Blue James, Lee Ryan, Simon Webbe, and Antony Costa also headlined the Foodies Festival on Saturday afternoon. The event is set to visit cities such as Bath, Edinburgh and Oxford this summer.

Earlier in April, the pop group, known for their noughties hits like All Rise and One Love, took to the stage at the London Palladium as part of their Greatest Hits tour.

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