The Weeknd gives clarification on his poorly timed tweets amid the Ukraine crisis

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Updated: Feb 25, 2022, 09:56 PM(IST)

The Weeknd Photograph:( AFP )

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Many celebrities from around the world have also reacted to the Ukraine-Russia conflict. 

The Weeknd faced a severe backlash over his tweet that probably had very bad timing. 

The whole world was shocked after Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military operation on Ukraine and at the same time coincidentally, the 'Blinding Lights' singer tweeted “LET’S GOOOOOOOO” on Wednesday night when the news about Russian invade broke. 

 

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“Horrible timing, king, horrible timing,” one follower commented. “At a time like this??” another user tweeted. “I mean, not the best timing,” one fan responded.

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Looking at his several other tweets, it seems that the 32-year-old Canadian musician was leaving some hints about the mysterious project. 

After he received some backlash for poor timing on social media, he gave a clarification and wrote, “unfortunately i’m just now seeing what’s happening with the onflict and will pause on tomorrow’s announcement. i pray for everyone’s safety.”

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Many celebrities from around the world have also reacted to the Ukraine-Russia conflict, including Stephen King, Priyanka Chopra and Cardi B.

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