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Dua Lipa Opens Up On Firework Incident At Toronto Concert

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Dua Lipa has broken silence over a terrifying incident that occurred at a recent concert. On Wednesday, while the English musician was at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to perform as part of her Future Nostalgia Tour, the crowd was frightened when fireworks were set off within the confined space.

I’m so deeply sorry for anyone who was scared: Dua Lipa

Dua Lipa Opens Up On Firework Incident At Toronto Concert - THE SPORTS ROOM
Dua Lipa recently performed at the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. (Image Courtesy: (Jeremy Chan / Getty Images)

Around 11:40 pm on Wednesday, the Law enforcement officers got a call regarding the incident and are investigating the matter as reported by an outlet. Police stated the three people who suffered from minor injuries did not require ambulance transport. The fireworks caused no damage to the property according to City News.

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“Last night, unauthorized fireworks went off in the crowd during my set in Toronto. Creating a safe and inclusive space at my shows is always my first priority, and my team and I are just as shocked and confused by the events as you all are,” Lipa wrote on her Instagram story.

“There is an ongoing investigation into the events being conducted, and everyone involved is working hard to find out how this incident occurred. Bringing this show to life for my fans has been such an amazing experience, and I’m so deeply sorry for anyone who was scared, felt unsafe or whose enjoyment of the show was affected in any way,” added the 26-year-old singer. [H/T]

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MLSE (Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment), the company which administers the arena, released a statement to City News about the event .“Last night, at the end of a concert event at Scotiabank Arena, unauthorized and illegal fireworks were set off on the arena floor by a member of the audience.”

“As a result, three attendees received minor aid on-site and were able to go home without a need for further medical attention,” the statement from MLSE further asserted, “As one of the premier venues in North America, creating a safe and secure venue for every attendee at Scotiabank Arena is MLSE’s top priority, and we immediately began working in cooperation with Toronto Police Services to fully investigate this reckless and dangerous act.”

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The video of the incident at the concert was shared by several Twitterati. One user wrote: “Anyone know if these fireworks at the Toronto Dua Lipa concert were planned?? I got a video of them shooting into the crowd and people running away. Hope no one got hurt.”

“I was at the concert, and the fireworks were shot in the middle of so many people … I hope whoever did this gets arrested,” tweeted another.

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