News

Pink fan arrested after bomb Tweet

Pink fan arrested after bomb Tweet

A teenage fan of Pink fan is facing criminal charges. Photo: WENN

A teenage Pink fan is facing criminal charges after he joked about bringing a bomb to the singer’s Australian concert on Sunday.

The 16-year-old boy, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was ejected from the “So What” hitmaker’s show at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne after posting the message on his Twitter page as Pink took to the stage.

The tweet, which has since been deleted, read, “Pink I’m ready with my Bomb. Time to blow up (the) (Rod Laver Arena) B**ch.”

Staff at the arena identified the boy from his Twitter profile picture and he was arrested just 10 minutes into the concert.

The youngster was later released from police custody and is expected to be charged on summons, according to Australia’s Herald Sun.

The boy’s sister has since spoken out, telling the publication the Tweet was an innocent reference to Pink’s song Timebomb, a bonus track on her latest album The Truth About Love.

She says, “He didn’t mean it like that. He wrote it as in one of her songs is called Timebomb and he forgot to put the Time on there… It wasn’t a prank or anything like that. He told us he was referring to lyrics in a song.”

Pink will play seven further performances at the Melbourne arena before concluding her run on 17 July

Recent Headlines

in Music

Taylor Swift ‘Shakes Off’ country image

taylorswift

The "Shake It Off" singer fought with her record label to ditch her country girl image and become a pop star.

in Entertainment

TLC cancels ‘Honey Boo Boo’

honeybooboo

The hit reality TV show is off the air after allegations family matriarch Mama June is dating a convicted sex offender.

in Entertainment

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in new biopic

bale

The "Dark Knight" star will portray the late Apple Computer co-founder.

in Music

Britney Spears to get key to Vegas, her own day

britney

Sin City will celebrate Britney Spears Day on Nov. 5.

in Entertainment, Viral Videos

Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

twoferns

The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.