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Azealia Banks Cuts Show Short After Fan Throws Beer Can Onstage

Azealia Banks cut her show a little short this weekend after one of her fans tossed a beer can on stage.

According to the Huffington Post, Banks was performing at the Listen Out Festival in Melbourne, Australia on Saturday night. The singer was only a few minutes into her set when someone thew a beer can onstage.

One report claims that Banks was only on stage for about 90 seconds.

A representative for the 22-year-old singer said that Azealia and her crew decided to cut the set short because they felt “unsafe.”

The representative said: “Azealia Banks was forced to cut her set short last night at the Listen Out Festival in Melbourne on 5th October 2013. This was as a result of a member of the audience throwing a full can on beer at her on stage. The incident made Azealia and her stage crew feel unsafe. Banks would like to apologize to those fans in the audience whose experience was affected by the behavior of one individual.”

Banks also addressed the incident on Twitter. The singer said apologized to her fans, said that she was still paid for the gig, and promised that she would bring a tennis racket on stage with her at her next Melbourne show.

Here’s a video of the incident.

Are you surprised that Azealia Banks cut her show short?