“I am so sorry I didn’t perform at the Melbourne Cup yesterday.”
Thank you to everyone for all the messages of concern, I am OK. I am so sorry I didn’t perform at the (cont) https://t.co/JMAoMse9NF
— Jessica Mauboy (@jessicamauboy) November 4, 2015
This morning it was suggested that Mauboy refused to wear shoes supplied by Myer, the race’s official sponsor. According to News.com.au, her management issued a statement, confirming (somewhat vaguely) that Jess’ absence was indeed fashion related.
“There was a lot going on yesterday and there was miscommunication with her styling team, unfortunately by the time it was resolved the call time had been missed,” they said.