Bebe Rexha, the 33-year-old singer/songwriter, experienced a shocking incident during her Best F'n Night Of My Life tour concert at The Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City. While performing on stage, Bebe Rexha was struck in the face by a phone that was hurled at her by an attendee from the crowd and in a video shared on Twitter, the moment captured Bebe Rexha singing and approaching the front of the stage, dressed in a purple ensemble with her blonde locks flowing.
A phone flew from the crowd as she faced the audience, directly hitting her. The Grammy-nominated vocalist was momentarily stunned by the impact, falling to her knees with her head down. The incident prompted multiple crew members to rush to her aid.
The concert attendees recorded the incident and shared it on social media. One Twitter user with the handle @RossBernaud posted a video showing Bebe Rexha being assisted off the stage after the unfortunate incident.
Bebe Rexha Injured by Hurler: Outrage Over Lack of Respect
Reports surfaced that Bebe Rexha received three stitches due to the phone hitting her head, as shared by her mother on Twitter.
Fans expressed their outrage over the senseless attack, emphasizing Bebe Rexha's kindness and unproblematic nature in the music industry. Concerns were raised about the lack of respect shown by the individual who threw the phone on stage.
While the extent of Bebe Rexha's injuries and the impact on her upcoming tour dates remained uncertain, she had four concerts scheduled in the coming week. Bebe Rexha recently gained attention for her openness about her struggle with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the resulting weight gain.
Despite facing public scrutiny and social media comments about her weight, she emphasized the need for positivity and understanding. Bebe Rexha spoke about her challenges with weight and food, mentioning the pressure imposed by the music industry to conform to specific standards.
She highlighted the importance of not focusing on people's weight and advocated for empathy and support. The incident at the concert served as a reminder of the intrusive nature of public scrutiny and the need for respect and compassion in the face of such incidents.
As Bebe Rexha recovered from the incident, her fans and the music industry awaited updates on her condition and hoped for a swift return to the stage.
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