What happened to The Weekend’s face? The singer appeared at the American Music Awards on Sunday evening with a heavily bruised and bandaged face and no explanation for his apparent injuries. The singer is performing “In Your Eyes” with Kenny G later tonight.
This isn’t the first time The Weekend has sported a bruised face to an awards ceremony. He also appeared at the Video Music Awards with a bruised face. In August, the editorial staff of Marie Claire wrote,
Actually, The Weeknd has been wearing makeup to appear beaten-up for months. Back in March, he worried fans by appearing on SNL with the same makeup; it’s a reference to his recent work, including his “Blinding Lights” music video, in which he’s beaten to a pulp by bouncers, drives drunk, and finds himself bloody and worse for wear. “I don’t want to ever promote drunk driving, but that’s what the dark undertone is,” he told Esquire.
Here’s what you need to know:
LOOK: The Weekend’s Face Was Heavily Bandaged During His AMA’s Appearance on Sunday Night
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During The Weekend’s appearance at the 2020 American Music Awards on Sunday night, though, this was the first time his face was fully bandaged.
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