Dua Lipa has made an official statement about the unauthorized fireworks exploding at a recent concert. Three concertgoers suffered minor injuries in this horrific incident.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Dua Lipa talks about illegal fireworks that started on the Toronto show.
Dua Lipa took to the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Canada as part of an ongoing Future Nostalgia tour on Wednesday.
But things changed when an unknown suspect, believed to be in the floor section, threw fireworks at the end of the Levitating singer’s show.
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) July 28, 2022
In several video footage shot by fans, you can witness fireworks exploding on the floor of an indoor arena as spectators run to safety.
It seems that Lipa was not aware of the episode at the time. In the video, she is thanking her dancers before finishing her performance.
Nevertheless, the 26-year-old singer made a statement about the shocking incident.
She wrote on her Instagram story, “Last night on a Toronto set, an unauthorized fireworks display went off from the crowd. Creating a safe and inclusive space at my shows has always been my top priority. Me and my team, like you, are shocked and confused by this incident.’
— Laura (@laurathestork) July 28, 2022
“The investigation into the ongoing incident is ongoing. Everyone involved is working hard to find out how this incident happened,” New Rules Kruner said.
‘It’s been an amazing experience to bring the show to life for the fans,’ she said. We sincerely apologize to everyone who felt scared, unsafe, or affected in any way to enjoy the show. All my love.’
Authorities confirmed the case
Police told CityNews, a Toronto news channel, that they received a call about the fireworks around 11:40 p.m. They also said they are investigating the case.
The official also said that three fans who suffered minor injuries at the time of the incident received treatment on the spot. Police also reported no permanent damage to the venue.
Unscheduled fireworks at the Dua Lipa show last night. Didn’t you call the paramedics at the concert??!! Since when do medics stop answering phone calls to Toronto concerts?? insanity. https://t.co/3PD2tFB0RL
— Craig Robertson (@craigrmusic) July 28, 2022
Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment also issued a statement about the incident.
They said, ‘Last night at the end of a concert event at the Scotiabank Arena, unauthorized and illegal fireworks were set off on the arena floor by an audience. As a result, three attendees received some assistance on the spot. They were able to go home without further treatment.’