Quantcast

Justin Bieber fan disrupts Dubai concert

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, 19-years-old, performs in front of a crowd of 15,000 fans at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai, on May 4, 2013. This is Bieber’s first visit to the UAE. AFP PHOTO/KARIM SAHIB

DUBAI — A fan jumped on stage at a Justin Bieber concert in Dubai, sparking a scramble as guards tackled the youth and toppled a piano over in the process, video footage showed on Monday.

The YouTube video shows a boy dressed in shorts and white shirt running across the stage and approaching the Canadian pop star as he performed on the piano.

A security guard quickly pounced, flung him away from Bieber and knocked the piano partly off stage, as thousands of screaming fans looked on.

The footage shows the boy then being whisked away by two guards and Bieber skipping away to safety on a side of the stage as the music continues to play.

“A young fan desperate to meet his idol did make his way on stage, but was immediately removed and Justin professionally continued with his show,” said the concert’s organizers.

“As far as we know, no further action has been taken against the youth.”

The 19-year-old singer was performing for the second night in front of thousands of fans at a stadium in Dubai.

Bieber had arrived nearly two hours late for the concert, angering young fans who arrived in Dubai from across the region to see him perform live.


Follow Us






Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

  • DarkM

    Now where is that Facebook post claiming that a Justin Bieber fan dies everytime it is “Liked” or shared. I might give it a try.

    • pepito gwaps

      lol..you take that seriously. It only means that he has millions of fans so mortality rate is big. Its like ” pagnangangati behind mo ay may namatay na chinks…”

  • UrHONOR

    MGA sira ulo!

  • Jhun Santos

    seriously !! lol

  • Diepor

    Good thing the playback didnt stop so he could continue with the show.

    • vanessa

      there was no playback. i should know. i was there when it happened. the background singers continued signing when justin stopped and then he started again on the next sentence.

      • Diepor

        Sure, you were there.

  • julymorning

    BAKIT DI NAIPIT ANG ANG SUPOT AT SYOKENG BIEBER NG PIANO?



Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94