Don’t attempt Latto. Amid the rash of performers getting pelted with objects onstage, Latoo, 24, refused to be the newest sufferer. Whereas reportedly acting at Rolling Loud Germany in early Munich in early July, one fan tried to hit Latto with an unspecified object. In a video shared on Twitter, Latto addressed the fan straight whereas on the beat to “Put It on Da Ground.” Whereas dancing alongside (and never lacking a step!), Latto stated, “You need your a— beat? Throw it once more! Throw it once more. I’mma beat your a—. Throw it once more!”
Latto tells off fan throughout a efficiency after they tried throwing an object at her:
“You need your ass beat? Throw it once more!” pic.twitter.com/HtFOLh1cie
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) July 14, 2023
The largest development in 2023 has been concertgoers tossing objects at their performers, usually hitting the artist whereas they’re on stage. In June, P!nk was shocked when somebody threw their mom’s ashes at her (“I don’t know the way I really feel about this,” she stated.) Drake obtained hit by somebody’s cellphone when he kicked off his It’s All A Blur tour in early July. Harry Types obtained hit within the eye with an object whereas performing in Vienna, and Kelsea Ballerini had a traumatic response after a friendship bracelet hit her eye throughout a June tour cease.
Bebe Rexha has change into the face (pun meant) of this habits after she obtained smacked with somebody’s cellphone in June. The incident left her with a black eye and a bruised cheek. She would later joke about it, however the injury was performed.
Billie Eilish spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about this rash of flying objects. “I’ve been getting hit onstage with issues for like, actually, six years, I don’t know why that is like new,” she stated, confirming that, sure — development of followers throwing issues on stage (just ask Tom Jones). Billie continued, “Folks simply get excited, and it may be harmful.”
Billie’s brother and collaborator, Finneas, famous that the followers aren’t actually trying to hurt the artist, however roughly to get their consideration. “It’s completely infuriating while you’re up there,” stated Billie. “I’ve blended emotions about it as a result of it blows while you’re up there. However you understand it’s out of affection, and so they’re simply attempting to offer you one thing. You’re in a susceptible place, however I’ve been getting hit with stuff for like years.”
They each delivered a message to followers in all places: “Don’t do it,” stated Finneas, “We get it, however don’t do it.” Billie added, “Don’t throw issues onstage. However we love you; it’s very candy.”