Bebe Rexha Injured as Concertgoer Throws Phone at Her in NYC
Pop star Bebe Rexha experienced a distressing incident during her concert at The Rooftop at Pier 17 in New York City on June 18.
While performing, an attendee threw a phone at her face, causing her significant pain and prompting immediate assistance from the crew members.
The incident was captured on video and widely shared on Twitter, sparking concern among fans.
Following the incident, the New York Police Department (NYPD) swiftly took action. They confirmed that a 27-year-old male was apprehended and charged with assault just before 11 p.m.
The authorities identified him as the individual responsible for throwing the phone at Bebe Rexha during her performance. This arrest brought a sense of relief to both Bebe and her supporters.
The day after the incident, Bebe Rexha decided to break her silence on the matter and update her fans on her well-being.
She took to Instagram, where she shared two photos of her bruised left eyelid, carefully covered with bandages.
Accompanying the pictures, she reassured her followers by simply writing, “I’m good.” Her candid update allowed fans to breathe a sigh of relief knowing that her injuries were not severe.
Upon seeing Bebe Rexha post, an outpouring of support and well wishes flooded the comment section. Her fans expressed their love, concern, and anger towards the individual who committed the senseless act.
Many condemned such behavior, emphasizing that it is entirely unacceptable to harm performers or anyone else attending a live event.
Influencer Bella Poarch also joined the chorus of support, sending Bebe love and hoping for her quick recovery.
Bebe Rexha’s Recent Success and Unexpected Surprise
In the midst of this unfortunate incident, Bebe Rexha has been basking in the success of her recent collaboration with David Guetta, “I’m Good (Blue).”
The song has struck a chord with audiences, tapping into the nostalgia of the 2000s by sampling the infectious 1999 track “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65.
In an interview with Billboard, Bebe expressed her astonishment at the overwhelming popularity of the song.
She attributed its success to people’s desire to reconnect with that nostalgic era, especially after enduring the challenges and isolation brought about by the three-year-long pandemic.
Bebe Rexha feels a mix of confusion, shock, and deep gratitude for the unexpected reception.