Phil Collins slimmed down and weakened for his farewell tour with Genesis, fans react
Sylvie Claire / March 10, 2022
Phil Collins is in bad shape. At least, that's what shows up on his new appearances on stage he is known to suffer from pancreatitis and diabetes, a disabling situation for the singer and drummer of Genesis. You could say I'm kind of handicapped, he told the BBC last September. I can barely hold a drumstick with this hand my vertebrae have crushed my spinal cord because of the position I play the drums in. It comes from years of practice.
His state of health did not prevent him from wanting to go back on stage for the farewell tour of his cult group. But his diminished physique has particularly stirred the fans, especially this Tuesday March 8 on the stage of Mercedes Benz Arena in Berlin. We saw him slimmed down, tired, and much less valiant than usual, obliged to sit a part of the live.
A look that has strongly reacted to the public and social networks.