Kris Allen Cancels Tonight Show Appearance Due to Family Death

UPDATE:   Access Hollywood is reporting that according to Kris’s rep, he will not be canceling any tour dates.

Kris Allen just twittered some sad news–@KrisAllen4Real:

I know I was supposed to do conan on wed, but there was a death in my family. But everyone watch @Allison4Realzzz on Wed. She is filling in.

…and by filling in I mean @Allison4Realzzz is gonna rock Conan’s face off on Wednesday

Reportedly, Kris’s maternal grandmother died. No word yet on whether he’ll be missing any shows. In the mean time, fellow Jive label-mate, Allison Iraheta will be filling in on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien on Wednesday.

@Allison4Realzzz twitters back:

@KrisAllen4Real love ya man .. Keep yo head up

Thoughts and prayers go out to Kris and his family…

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