After being hit in the face with a phone during her Sunday night (6.18) concert in New York City, Bebe Rexha was taken to hospital.
After the superstar singer was struck by a cell phone thrown by an audience member, she grasped her face, fell to her knees, and the event was cut short as she was escorted off-stage.
In a statement issued by the New York Police Department on Monday (6.19,) following the incident a man had been taken into custody and the 33-year old singer was hospitalized.
“On Sunday, June 18, 2023 at approximately 2200 hours, police were notified of an assault that occurred at the concert space of Pier 17 located at 89 South Street, within the confines of the 1st Precinct,” the statement begins.
“A preliminary investigation on scene determined that a 27-year-old male intentionally threw a cell phone at a 33-year-old female performer on stage, striking her about the face. The individual was taken into custody on scene and removed to the 1st Precinct for arrest processing. The aided female was removed by EMS to an area hospital in stable condition. Arrest report still pending at this time.”
According to unverified social media reports, the singer/songwriter received three stitches in hospital. Bebe, who’s not yet commented on the incident was performing as part of her Best F’n Night Of My Life tour, and is next scheduled to perform in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Tuesday.