Moby has canceled "all future public appearances in the foreseeable future" with tickets for the remaining dates to be repaid, according to a statement by the artist on his website.
"We apologize for the inconvenience cause. All tickets will be refunded at the point of purchase, and Moby is happy to deliver signed bookplates to anyone who purchased tickets for these events," read the statement at moby.com.
The musician's announcement comes on the heels of an ongoing dispute between him and the actress Natalie Portman. In his new memoir, "Then It Fell Apart", the 53-year-old wrote that he and Portman were involved in romanticism when he was 33, and she was a 20-year-old Harvard student.
Portman refused to ever be involved and added in an interview that she remembered him as a "very elderly man who is scary with me". The actor "Avengers: Endgame" also stated that she was actually 1
Moby took the debacle a step further and accused Portman of lying and sending three now-deleted photos of himself and The portman on Instagram, suggesting that the pictures were "safe" that the couple were dated.
On Saturday, Moby sent an apology on Instagram to Portman without deciding whether they were actually dated.
"I accept that, given the dynamics of our nearly 14 year age difference, I should definitely have acted more responsibly and respectfully when Natalie and I first met nearly 20 years ago," he wrote in
. that he should have told Portman what he wrote in the memorandum before the release.
"I fully acknowledge that it was really inappropriate for me not to let her know about her inclusion in the book in advance and just as inappropriate for me not to fully respect her reaction," he said.