Between the thousands of people today disappointed after The Weeknd’s live performance was postponed on Friday, 1 young fan remains hopeful that he will see his favourite musician a person working day.
Phoenix Prince, 6, and his father, Blake Prince, were between the concert-goers lining up on Friday outside the Rogers Centre. Phoenix, clad in an outfit that resembles The Weeknd’s attire from his Blinding Lights audio video clip, began to cry when he heard the concert was postponed.
A passerby caught the moment on camera and posted it on Twitter, the place The Weeknd himself immediately retweeted it. He asked: “can anyone remember to obtain him for me?”
“Phoenix was receiving focus with his go well with,” Blake said. “We had a breakdown instant. He acquired upset in excess of the truth the show was postponed and any individual captured a photograph.”
“The Weeknd retweeted it!”
Given that then, the father and son have acquired an “outpouring of really like” across social media, with many people today stating they want to be just like Phoenix.
The Weeknd was established to conduct at the Rogers Centre on Friday night time as element of his After Several hours Til Dawn Tour. But location officers introduced the concert was postponed only 30 minutes in advance of it was established to get started.
It has not deterred Phoenix’s willpower to fulfill his favourite musician a single working day.
“I would say that you are the best artist and that I love your music and you might be so great and I was actually searching ahead to [the concert],” Phoenix said when questioned by his father what he would say to The Weeknd in human being.
“And I would check with you for an autograph,” he extra.
Blake stated he and his son experienced been ready a few yrs for this concert, as have many lovers. The Weeknd’s concert tour has been postponed a few times due to COVID-19. Just after successive COVID-19 waves, the concert was postponed all over again to accommodate a more substantial crowd. But his biggest fan was the smallest among the them.
“Phoenix has been a supporter of The Weeknd given that he started out hearing his audio like two or three a long time ago,” Blake explained.
“I considered it was a joke at to start with,” Phoenix claimed when he heard the concert was postponed. “It designed me truly feel upset.”
But after The Weeknd retweeted the photograph, Phoenix and his father have been overwhelmed with aid and adore they have received from the artist and his enthusiasts. They hope to meet The Weeknd eventually for that extended-wanted autograph.
“It really is considerably appreciated he took the time to shine the light on Phoenix for a moment there. It means a ton to him,” Blake claimed.
Supporters have been explained to the tickets will be honoured when the concert is rescheduled. Until then, Phoenix is hoping to fulfill the Toronto-born sensation.
As for Phoenix’s favourite songs, he claimed: “I like Blinding Lights, Starboy, and Sacrifice.”