It's confirmed - Justin Bieber has cancelled the remainder of his "Purpose" tour - so SoCal will NOT be seeing him at the Rose Bowl on August 5th...and yes, he's really, really "Sorry".

Here's the official statement just posted on Justin's Facebook account and website:

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Justin Bieber will cancel the remainder of the Purpose World Tour concerts. Justin loves his fans and hates to disappoint them. He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over last 18 months. He is grateful and honored to have shared that experience with his cast and crew for over 150 successful shows across 6 continents during this run. However, after careful consideration he has decided he will not be performing any further dates. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase.

Variety has quoted a source as saying, "the pop star made the call on his own after much consideration. “It wasn’t a decision made overnight,” says an insider. “He’s had some time off and was able to consider his commitments.”

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