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Singer Bebe Rexha says she's OK after being hit within the face on stage by thrown telephone

Pop star Bebe Rexha was hit within the face and injured by a mobile phone hurled from the viewers at a hometown present in New York City Sunday night time, and a person was arrested, police mentioned.

The Grammy-nominated, multiplatinum-selling singer-songwriter was taken to a hospital after the telephone hit her, police mentioned. A bruise and a bandage had been seen above her left eye in social media posts she made Monday.

“I’m good, yeah, I’m feelin’ alright,” she sang in a TikTok video, taking a line from “I’m Good (Blue),” her current hit with DJ David Guetta.

Rexha, 33, was on stage at Pier 17, a rooftop venue in Manhattan, when the telephone was thrown, police mentioned. Video posted on social media confirmed the telephone ricocheting off the artist’s head, after which Rexha grabbing her face and sinking to her knees.

A 27-year-old New Jersey man was awaiting arraignment Monday after being arrested on an assault cost. There was no speedy info on whether or not he had a lawyer who might touch upon the allegation.

A 3-time Grammy nominee, Rexha is thought for such hits as “I’m Good (Blue),” “Meant to Be,” that includes nation’s Florida Georgia Line, and “I Got You.” Raised in New York, she was a songwriter for different artists earlier than changing into a solo star.

“What I’m learning is that not everybody is going to connect with you and understand you, and that’s OK,” she advised The Associated Press in April, shortly earlier than the discharge of her newest album, “Bebe.”

“And I feel like you have to just be your realest, truest version of yourself because, at the end of the day, if you try to change yourself to be liked by other people, you’re not really being yourself,” she added.

She is subsequent scheduled to carry out in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

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