Matty Healy announces The 1975 will go on a 'indefinite hiatus'
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Matty Healy has announced that The 1975 will go on a 'indefinite hiatus' during their latest Californian gig.
The lead singer revealed to the news to heartbroken fans, adding that it was 'wonderful' to have them there.
However, it's unclear whether the band will be taking a break from their tour or from making music together.
According to Pitchfork, he told the crowd: “We love coming to this place and playing for you guys whenever we have the chance, and it’s wonderful you’re all here..."
He then added: “After this tour we will be going on an indefinite hiatus of shows so it’s wonderful to have you guys with us tonight.”
The band were set to continue touring in US until early December, with a Seattle gig happening on 2 December before heading to Glasgow on 8 February, according to their website.
LADbible have reached out to Healy's reps for comment.
The hiatus news comes after Healy spent most of the year making headlines rather than music.
Earlier this year, there was intense media scrutiny surrounding his rumoured relationship with Taylor Swift.
The 'Chocolate' singer was later spotted at several of Swift's gig following her reported split with long-term boyfriend Joe Alwyn.
Though they never confirmed the romance, fans became increasingly concerned about his past controversial behaviour.
During the episode, Healy also said that he watches hardcore pornography channel Ghetto Gaggers.
At the time, Ice Spice been collaborating with Swift on a new version of 'Karma' - leaving many fans shocked by the podcast.
While Healy later apologised for the incident, the podcast was pulled from Apple and Spotify.
He also appeared to 'subtly' address the hate he was receiving online during the 1975's performance at Radio One’s Big Weekend, saying: "Is it all a bit? Is it sincere? Will he ever address it? All of these questions and more will be ignored in the next hour. Ladies and gentlemen, this is The 1975.”
Later on, it would be his bizarre on-stage antics that would grab headlines with Healy eating a raw steak during a concert at Finsbury Park.
He then told the crowd: “I was always trying stuff and some stuff I got right and some stuff I got wrong. There’s a lot of things that I’ve said, jokes that I’ve made and there’s probably a couple of songs I’d take back if I had the choice.
“I’m only doing this because I want to make you guys laugh and feel good because that’s what my favourite art does and that’s all I’m trying to do and I get a bit excited, and you know what I’m proud of myself.”