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U2 Cancels ‘Tonight Show’ Residency After Bono’s Cycling Accident

”Bono has injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park and requires some surgery to repair it,“ band posts on its website

U2 has had to cancel their scheduled week-long residency on NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” which was set to begin on Monday, Nov. 17. On a post to the band’s official website, members Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr. and The Edge announced the last-minute scheduling change.

Lead singer Bono injured his arm in a cycling accident in New York City’s Central Park and will have to undergo surgery, according to the other three members of the band.

“It looks like we will have to do our ‘Tonight Show’ residency another time — we’re one man down. Bono has injured his arm in a cycling spill in Central Park and requires some surgery to repair it,” they wrote on the band’s official site. “We’re sure he’ll make a full recovery soon, so we’ll be back! Much thanks to Jimmy Fallon and everyone at the show for their understanding.”

Bono had just arrived in New York. On Saturday, he was in London recording the single and filming the video for Bob Geldof’s remake of “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” to raise money to combat Ebola in Africa. The video and single were unveiled on “The X Factor” Sunday in the U.K.

No further details were given on Bono’s injury, nor was any additional information available on a possible rescheduling of their residency.