Union J's George Shelley has an ACCIDENT, forces gigs to be cancelled

Union J's George Shelley looks to be in need of some TLC after he suffered an accident this New Year.

George Shelley has had an accident! Copyright [Wenn]



The X Factor boyband have been forced to pull out of a number of gigs in Ireland after George's mishap left him unable to perform with the rest of the lads.

He told fans on Twitter: "So sorry to everyone in Ireland. I have had an accident so we won't be able to perform tomorrow so our gigs have been pulled. Sorry, George."

But he assured worried fans who got themselves into a flap that it won't be long before he's better, posting: "I'm fine just had an accident and won't be able to perform tomorrow, I will be fine in a week or so :) George X"

Their manager soon posted: "Guys its NOT serious,Please do Not worry, just a small accident! George will be fine and Back in action real soon!Shows to be rescheduled x"

Before another member of their management team tweeted: "Ok, let’s put this to sleep I can tell you George had to attend hospital after receiving a nasty injury his [sic] not dead or dying as speculated.

“He will be 100% fine in a few days he send his love and thanks to all concerned.”

Union J have been forced to cancel their Irish gigs because of the incident. Copyright [Rex]

Worried Union J fans on Twitter immediately started speculating about what could have happened to the X Factor star.

Some claimed he had been burnt, others suggested he may have got himself a scar on his face.

One worried tweeter posted: "Even if George does get a scar, he will still be George Shelley!! xx <3"

And one joked that at least with a scar he would look different to lookalike Harry Styles from One Direction.

They posted: "if George Shelley has a scar at least we can tell the difference between him and Harry Styles".

Bandmate JJ dished out some sympathy for George, posted: "Get some rest georgey porgey love you bro. Get well soon JJx xxx"

WHAT. ON. EARTH. HAS. HAPPENED?

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