An unidentified male exposed himself during an impromptu Instagram Live session hosted by Bebe Rexha on the afternoon of March 4 around 2pm PT (8am AEST, March 5), forcing the artist to shut down the Livestream.
Rexha, who releases a new song, ‘Sacrifice,’ on streaming services tonight, often appears on the IG Live platform to talk about her life, mental health and beauty routines, often with her dog Bear co-starring, and invited fans to join her in the run-up to the single dropping.
Some 6,000 were tuned in when comments purportedly got “out of hand and Bebe called them out,” according to a viewer. “Then some guy flashed her. She hopped off IG pissed off and mortified.”
Rexha took to Twitter to share her frustration, writing, “I’m honestly disgusted. And shook. … I am so sorry that happened.” She then resolved to track down the flasher.
When Rexha later returned to the platform, 35,000 were tuned in.
Rexha is scheduled to appear in an episode of YouTube Originals series RELEASED, tonight at 8:45pm PT (2:45pm AEST, March 5). where she will talk about her forthcoming album, play a game of ‘Sacrifice’ and sing some of her hit songs ‘In the Name of Love’ and ‘Meant to Be’ opera-style. The special leads to the world premiere of the video for Sacrifice.
Speaking to Variety in October, Rexha described her forthcoming album as “coming from my insecurities.”
Said the Staten Island native: “Whether it’s the song ‘Sabotage’ or ‘Break My Heart Myself,’ which talks about my mental illness, or songs about my jealousy and trust issues with relationships, or me thinking that I’m going to f–k up everything in my life — most of the album follows this theme. It starts fun and gets a little bit darker. I have a song with Lil Uzi Vert called ‘Die For A Man,’ which I wrote after a breakup and it was more of an empowering song for me.”
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