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Dua Lipa Issues Statement After Fan Is Dragged Out Of Live Show

Dua Lipa Issues Statement After Fan Is Dragged Out Of Live Show

I always want my music to bring strength, hope and unity. A promised show. I stood by them, sang with them and danced with them.

It's not clear why fans were not allowed to stand up and dance at the concert.

"We're not here for very much longer, we have only a few more songs, and I would love for these last few songs for us all to really, really enjoy ourselves".

As the fans were being escorted from the venue, a fight broke out between the concertgoers and a group of security guards. Fans are also seen protesting at the actions.

Video taken by at least two of the fans also shows one security guard responding to criticism by showing his middle finger to members of the crowd.

Another concert-goer, who wished to stay anonymous in fear of repercussions, told MailOnline that she saw one fan, a female, being kicked out by several security guards.




She said she liked Dua Lipa because the singer championed equality between men and women and spread many positive messages to her fans.

Towards the end of the show, the 23-year-old songstress - who appeared to be crying - addressed the audience about wanting "to create a really safe environment for us all to have fun".

Lipa has spoken out in support of LGBTQ rights in the past, telling the U.K.'s Gay Times in 2016, "I think artists should really use their power and presence on social media to just put it out there and show support".

Although homosexuality was nixed from China's official list of mental disorders in 2001, LGBTQ people there have few legal protections against discrimination and still face widespread social disapproval and harassment. "I want us all to sing, I want us all to just have a really good time", Dua tearfully told her fans.

Dua Lipa is on her first tour of China and has played in Guangzhou and Shanghai.