Kid Cudi Jokes He's a 'Cyborg Now' as He Shares X-Rays of Broken Foot (UPDATE)

"Heres some xrays after the surgery, I wanted yall to see how real this shit was," Cudder told his fans.

Musician stands next to a large statue of a figure in a performance pose, holding a microphone
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Musician stands next to a large statue of a figure in a performance pose, holding a microphone

UPDATED 5/9, 8:11 p.m. ET: Kid Cudi hasn't lost his sense of humor.

Weeks after announcing he had broken his heel bone (calcaneus), the Cleveland-born artist returned to X with a quick recovery update—and some receipts. On Thursday, May 9, Cudder posted a photo of him sitting on an exam bed while rocking an orthopedic boot on his left foot.

He also posted a couple of X-ray images that showed about half a dozen screws that were inserted into his heel.

Got my boot! The road to recovery has begun. Heres some xrays after the surgery, I wanted yall to see how real this shit was. Im a cyborg now 🤣 ✌🏾 pic.twitter.com/OcCra8ivwY

— The Chosen One (@KiDCuDi) May 9, 2024
Twitter: @KiDCuDi

"Got my boot!" he wrote. "The road to recovery has begun. Heres some xrays after the surgery, I wanted yall to see how real this shit was. Im a cyborg now."

On Tuesday, May 7, Cudi reassured fans that his Insano: Engage the Rage World Tour hadn't been scrapped; it was just postponed so he can fully recover.

"Rescheduling dates as we speak!!!" he tweeted. "News about tour and tix will be comin in the near future, stay tuned!"

Rescheduling dates as we speak!!! 😉🫶🏽 https://t.co/OWfcDzTIZx

— The Chosen One (@KiDCuDi) May 7, 2024
Twitter: @KiDCuDi

News about tour and tix will be comin in the near future, stay tuned! https://t.co/l9tEceYuR4

— The Chosen One (@KiDCuDi) May 7, 2024
Twitter: @KiDCuDi

UPDATED 4/26, 2:14 p.m. ET: Kid Cudi has canceled his Insano: Engage the Rage World Tour after raging too hard and breaking his foot at Coachella last weekend. The outing was set to include Jaden, Pusha T and Earthgang, but was scrapped on Wednesday afternoon (April 24) to the disappointment of Cudi's fans.

In an iPhone note, the rapper-actor wrote that he has a "broken calcaneus" and will be facing a "long recovery time" post-surgery.

"We have to cancel the tour so I can focus on getting better to be out there in top shape to rage with you all. Theres just no way I can bounce back in time to give 100%. The injury is much more serious than I thought," he continued.

You can read the full statement below.

Guys, so, I have a broken calcaneus. I’m heading to surgery now and there’s gonna be a long recovery time. We had to cancel the tour so I can focus on getting better to be out there in top shape to rage with you all. There’s just no way I can bounce back in time to give 100%. The injury is much more serious than I thought. Anyone who bought tickets will get a full refund. You’ll get an email soon. We will be back with new tour dates as soon as possible, and I can’t wait to get back out there with you guys and turn up how we do. I’m so sorry fam and I love you all so much, thanks for the endless love and support. I’m really disappointed as I’m sure you guys are too, but I will be back. That’s a promise. I’m ok, just a lil soreness, but I’m in good spirits.

Ticket purchasers will receive a full refund, and it's unlikely that Cudi will resume his Moon Man's Landing festival, which was also cancelled last year.

See original story below.

Kid Cudi says he broke his foot while performing as part of the 2024 Coachella lineup this weekend.

In a tweet shared Sunday night, Cudi let fans know he was leaving the hospital after sustaining the injury during his Sahara tent set, which marked a last-minute addition to the festival.

"Hey guys, so I broke my foot today at the show," Cudi said. "Just leavin the hospital. Never broken a bone before so this is all a bit crazy. I wanna thank u all for ur concerns and well wishes!! I love yall man. I heard yall still ragin when I was offstage. Made me smile big."

Kid Cudi tweets about breaking his foot, expresses gratitude for support, and shares a big smile emoji

Per the Desert Sun, the injury in question occurred toward the end of Cudi’s set. Footage showed Cudi jumping from the stage, down to the audience's level near the barricade. At this point, it was clear Cudi had injured himself, as a festival official quickly comes to his aid. Meanwhile, Cudi's "Memories" can be heard in the background.

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— media archive (@omgmediaarchive) April 22, 2024

This summer, Cudi is set to kick off his Engage the Rage World Tour with a show at the Moody Center in Austin, Texas. The tour features main support from Pusha T and will also touch down in Nashville, Duluth, Toronto, San Diego, Berlin, Milan, Paris, and elsewhere. Additionally, Cudi is slated to join Red Hot Chili Peppers for two dates on the band's latest North American trek.

Last week, Cudi announced his engagement to menswear designer Lola Abecassis Sartore.

"Life is wild, and right when I felt my future was uncertain, it became crystal clear with Lola," Cudi said when sharing photos of the two from the recent Knuckles premiere in London. As Cudi noted at the time, "happy Cud" is now in "full effect."

Other performers at Coachella's second weekend included Doja Cat, No Doubt, Tyler, the Creator, J Balvin, Lana Del Rey, Reneé Rapp, Lil Yachty, Taking Back Sunday, Grimes, and more. The first weekend, notably, employed the use of a neuralyzer.

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