Selena Gomez cancels two gigs after "mother suffers miscarriage"

Selena Gomez cancels two gigs after “mother suffers miscarriage”

Selena Gomez has cancelled two concert dates after her mother reportedly suffered a miscarriage.

The 19-year-old singer pulled the plug on two festive-themed gigs which were scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday.

Although Gomez has cited a “family emergency” as the reason behind the sudden cancellation, a source close to the singer told E! Online that her mother Mandy Teefey had lost her unborn child.

Family emergency: Selena Gomez

Family emergency: Selena Gomez”s mother Mandy Teefey has reportedly suffered a miscarriage

The former Wizards Of Waverly Place star announced on her Twitter page last month her mother Mandy, 35, was expecting a child with her husband, Gomez”s stepfather Brian Teefey.

Gomez had been due to perform on Saturday at the B96 Jingle Bash 2011 at the Allstate Arena outside of Chicago.

She was also due to perform on Sunday at 106.1 KISS FM”s Jingle Bell Bash at the WaMu Theater in Seattle.

Now the entire Seattle concert has had tobe postponed after OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder was also forced to pull out after doctors ordered him to rest his vocals.

Selena Gomez has cancelled two gigs in the U.S. due to a family emergency, according to reports, pictured here last month in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Singing star: Gomez performed at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Belfast, Northern Ireland last month

Selena learned of the family emergency on Friday night while in the audience at Power 106″s Cali Christmas 2011 concert in Los Angeles.

She left immediately and headed home.

The Wizards of Waverly Place star is next scheduled to perform at MTV”s New Year”s Eve party, hosted by Demi Lovato and Teen Wolf star Tyler Posey.

A spokesman for Gomez did not immediately respond when contacted by MailOnline.