Dua Lipa ‘deeply sorry’ for fireworks incident at concert in Toronto that left three injured

Dua Lipa released a statement Thursday following an incident at her concert at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday in which three people were injured after illicit fireworks were set off at the venue.

The London native, 26, took to Instagram Stories to make it clear she was appalled at the course of events and that an investigation was underway in relation to the incident.

She was finishing her show at Scotiabank Arena when fireworks started exploding inside the concert hall just before 11.45pm. Wednesday.

Latest: Dua Lipa, 26, released a statement on Thursday following an incident at her concert at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday in which three people were injured after illicit fireworks were triggered on the site;  she is seen on thursday

Latest: Dua Lipa, 26, released a statement on Thursday following an incident at her concert at Toronto’s Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday in which three people were injured after illicit fireworks were triggered on the site; she is seen on thursday

“Last night, unauthorized fireworks burst into the crowd during my set in Toronto,” said the interpreter of Cold Heart (Pnau remix). “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.”

She continued: ‘An investigation is ongoing into the ongoing events and everyone involved is working hard to find out how this incident happened.

“Bringing the show to life for my fans has been such an amazing experience, and I’m deeply sorry to anyone who was scared, felt unsafe, or had their enjoyment of the show impacted in any way. .”

The musical artist concluded the post, writing, “All my love, Dua.”

Statement: The London native took to Instagram Stories to make it clear that she was appalled at the course of events and that an investigation was underway in relation to the incident

Statement: The London native took to Instagram Stories to make it clear that she was appalled at the course of events and that an investigation was underway in relation to the incident

The London native, 26, took to Instagram Stories to make it clear she was appalled at the course of events and an investigation was underway in relation to the incident;  Dua seen on July 27

The London native, 26, took to Instagram Stories to make it clear she was appalled at the course of events and an investigation was underway in relation to the incident; Dua seen on July 27

On stage: Dua Lipa, who was seen in London in May, said that

On stage: Dua Lipa, who was seen in May in London, said ‘creating a safe and inclusive space during my shows is always my first priority’

Constable Cindy Chung, a media relations officer with the Toronto Police Service, told People that three spectators were treated after sustaining “very minor injuries.”

A spectator also spoke to the media and noted that many other attendees were probably unaware that the impromptu fireworks display was not planned.

“It was at the end, during his last song, and the confetti had already come out, so we thought it was part of the finale,” they said.

The onlooker added: “No one was fazed by it except the people in the pit, [but it was] damn scary.’

A spokesperson for Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) also told People that attendees at all events must pass through metal detectors before entering the arena.

At the end: The 26-year-old entertainer was wrapping up his show at Scotiabank Arena when fireworks began to explode inside the concert hall just before 11.45pm.

At the end: The 26-year-old entertainer was wrapping up his show at Scotiabank Arena when fireworks began to explode inside the concert hall just before 11.45pm.

Take it seriously: The company later said it has since notified authorities about it

Take it seriously: The company later said it has since notified authorities about it

The company also released a statement regarding the events of Dua Lipa’s performance.

It started: ‘Last night at the end of a concert at Scotiabank Arena, unauthorized and illegal fireworks were thrown onto the arena floor by a member of the public.

“As a result, three participants received minor on-site assistance and were able to return home without needing further medical attention,” he said.

The company later said it had since notified authorities about the matter.

Keeping busy: She's expected to stay on the road until her run of shows in Perth comes to an end next November;  she was seen in april

Keeping busy: She’s expected to stay on the road until her run of shows in Perth comes to an end next November; she was seen in april

The singer is currently embarking on her Future Nostalgia Tour, which serves to promote her album of the same name;  she was seen in may

The singer is currently embarking on her Future Nostalgia Tour, which serves to promote her album of the same name; she was seen in may

They wrote: ‘As one of North America’s leading venues, creating a safe and secure place for every attendee at Scotiabank Arena is MLSE’s top priority and we immediately began work in cooperation with the Toronto Police Services to fully investigate this reckless and dangerous act. ‘

The statement ended with: “As always, we thank the Toronto Police Department, on-site medical team, employees and concert-goers for their prompt support in responding to this incident.”

The singer is currently embarking on her Future Nostalgia Tour, which serves to promote her album of the same name.

Brave Face: After releasing her statement, Dua visited the Flutur x Puma Experience at Michigan Avenue

Brave Face: After releasing her statement, Dua visited the Flutur x Puma Experience at Michigan Avenue

Strike a pose: The singer posed in a purple Puma cropped track jacket and matching flared pants

Strike a pose: The singer posed in a purple Puma cropped track jacket and matching flared pants

Atmosphere: She strolled around the room in her Puma gear, even stopping to pose in front of a spotlight

Atmosphere: She strolled around the room in her Puma gear, even stopping to pose in front of a spotlight

The series of shows was previously scheduled to begin in 2020, although its start was delayed by the onset of the global pandemic.

The hitmaker’s tour finally kicked off at the FTX Arena in Miami last February.

She is expected to stay on the road until the end of her show in Perth next November.

Beaming: Dua smiled broadly as she got her hands on a giant Puma handbag

Beaming: Dua smiled broadly as she got her hands on a giant Puma handbag

Silly: She made a silly face for the camera as she sat on a purple sculpture of a butterfly and the Puma logo

Silly: She made a silly face for the camera as she sat on a purple sculpture of a butterfly and the Puma logo

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