Dua Lipa was performing a show in Shanghai earlier this week. With some interesting rules there, security guards were allowed to use violence and force if fans stood up or waved LGBT flags.
Someone caught video of guards getting into it with a young female fan in one of the front rows as well as a fan getting physically assaulted by guards outside the venue.
Lipa became aware of the situation and was in tears during the show. She continued on with her act as she promised her fans she was there to make it a memorable night for them.
It’s so disgusting and upsetting how you can’t show your pride, let alone get up and dance at a concert like that in Shanghai. Homosexuality is perfectly legal in China, but apparently
Dua Lipa released the following statement.
‘Last night I did it for my fans. A promised show. I stood by them, sang with them and danced with them. I will stand by you all for your love and beliefs and I am proud and grateful that you felt safe enough to show your pride at my show. What you did takes a lot of bravery. I always want my music to bring strength, hope
Here’s another video from the show.