Justin Bieber drops mic, walks out at UK gig
This year is indeed an “annoying” time for Justin Bieber and his “Beliebers.”
Bieber stormed out of the stage in a Sunday concert in Manchester, England, after asking fans to “shut up” and not scream during gaps in his songs.
“I appreciate all the support, I appreciate the love, I appreciate the kind things. But the screaming in these breaks has got to stop. Please, and thank you,” the “Sorry” singer, 22, warned his vivacious audience, according to BBC.
“I don’t think it’s necessary when I’m trying to say something and you guys are screaming,” he concluded with an epic mic drop, which was filmed by several Beliebers.
As expected, his mid-concert tantrum didn’t stop the cheerful crowd’s screaming, which was replaced with emphatic boos later on.
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After several minutes, Bieber resumed his gig and explained his actions. “I feel like I wanna connect with you. The point of the no screaming thing is that when I’m looking at you in the eyes you know that we’re actually having a moment and having a connection,” he elaborated.
Realizing that he could not simmer down his English fans, he went through with his concert. “We’re just going to do the music. Obviously, Manchester just can’t handle it, so let’s do the music.”
Bieber has been exhibiting lukewarm relations with his global fanbase during his “Purpose” world tour this year. In his recent show in Birmingham and during the first night in Manchester, he pleaded with the audiences to stay silent and listen to him. Also, he received backlash from his fans due to his vulgar words, chiefly when he hit Norwegian fans with his “You suck” comment. Gianna Francesca Catolico/rga
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