Followers are attempting to unwrap why The Weeknd wore a bandage that coated practically his whole face on the American Music Awards.
The Weeknd didn’t provide a proof when he appeared on stage within the gauze-like materials Sunday night time to just accept the dignity for favourite soul or R&B album for “After Hours,” or as he carried out the songs “Save Your Tears” and “In Your Eyes” on the ceremony.
It’s not the primary time, nevertheless, that The Weeknd has appeared at an occasion this 12 months similarly.
The singer, whose actual identify is Abel Tesfaye, additionally wore a bandage on his face on “Saturday Night time Stay” in March, and carried out in make-up that made his face look bloody on the MTV Video Music Awards in August.
The get-up aligns with The Weeknd’s look in his music video for “Blinding Lights,” which exhibits the singer driving recklessly late at night time and, at one level, getting beat up.
“ ‘Blinding Lights’ [is about] the way you wish to see somebody at night time, and also you’re intoxicated, and also you’re driving to this individual and also you’re simply blinded by streetlights,” The Weeknd instructed Esquire in an August story. “However nothing might cease you from making an attempt to go see that individual, since you’re so lonely. I don’t wish to ever promote drunk driving, however that’s what the darkish undertone is.”
The Weeknd, 30, has additionally donned the purple jacket and black gloves he wore within the “Blinding Lights” video at latest awards exhibits, together with Sunday’s AMAs, which passed off on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
His bandage on the AMAs led to a spread of reactions on social media.
One Twitter person wrote, “so had been all of these bandages on the weeknd’s face for his efficiency or????”
One other person, in the meantime, tweeted, “one other 2020 awards present, one other part of the web that has not (seen) the weeknd’s album inventive path and is subsequently involved in regards to the state of his face.”