Justin Bieber Booed, Miguel Nearly KOs Fan At Billboard Awards
Singer Miguel kicked a fan in the head at Sunday night's Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, while Justin Bieber was booed by a room full of his industry peers. GIFs of Miguel misjudging a spontaneous crowd jump—and kicking two female fans in the head—are all over the web today.
While performing "Adorn," Miguel decided to jump over the pit of fans at his feet, accidentally kicking one in the head and falling on another's arm. He hugged the dazed women's friend as he finished the song and later tweeted that one of the fans was okay. He apologized in the tweet for "getting caught up in the moment" and added "rockandrollmademedoit."
A "visibly embarrassed" Miguel told Billboard backstage, "Well, I think it's kind of clear what happened. But I'm very happy to bring my new friend, Khyati, we just met. Unfortunately we did not meet under the best circumstances, but I think we're okay."
Despite the injury, the fan seemed thrilled to be hanging with the star backstage.
"I Adorn him," she punned. Hey, Miguel, no love for the other injured fan?
Also having a rough time at the awards show was Justin Bieber, who was booed while accepting his three awards. The stunned star defended himself, saying, "I'm 19 years old, I think I'm doing a pretty good job and basically, from my heart, I really wanna say it should really be about the music. It should be about the craft, the craft that I'm making." He added, "This is not a gimmick. I'm an artist and I should be taken seriously and all this other bull should not be spoken of."
Maybe they should rename it the Billbooed Awards?