Britney Spears’ ‘Piece of Me’ residency show got off to a horrific start when a fan rushed the stage during one of her performances.
According to People Magazine, the incident happened Wednesday night, when the 35-year-old Pop sensation finished performing ‘Crazy’ towards the end of her set AXIS auditorium inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.
In a video posted on Twitter by one of the audience members present at the event, Spears, initially looks unaware that a man had climbed onto the stage, attempting to get her attention.
The dancers were quick in encircling the crasher until security agents arrived onstage and surrounded Spears.
In the clip, the ‘Womanizer’ hit-maker can be seen asking, “What’s going on? What’s wrong?” Then, looking frightened, she gasped, ‘He’s got a gun?’
At this time, her microphone was switched off as she was rushed to safety offstage. Her loyal fans continued to voice their support, chanting, ‘We love you!’
Las Vegas law enforcement officials shared that the intruder was 37-year-old Jess Webb, who apparently had been acting disorderly during the performance. After allegedly being asked to leave, Webb leapt to the stage.
The statement read, “On Aug. 9, 2017, officers from the LVMPD arrested 37-year-old Jesse Webb for trespassing during a Britney Spears concert. Webb was asked to leave the concert by security prior to him jumping on stage and dancing. Webb was transported to the Clark County Detention Center.”
He was arrested for trespassing after the incident.
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