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Drake fans get free show after Travis Scott falls in a hole

By | Published on Thursday 2 February 2017


Drake has promised to refund all tickets for his show at the O2 Arena last night, after Travis Scott fell in a hole and the audience didn’t get to see a big globe.

Oh, you want more context than that? OK. Drake was performing the second of eight shows at the O2 Arena, as part of his ‘Boy Meets World’ tour, and brought out Travis Scott to perform his song ‘Goosebumps’. Bouncing around excitedly, as you might, Scott managed to fall down a big hole in the stage, damaging a large globe that was supposed to emerge from said hole later in the show.

You think someone might have warned Scott about the hole. Or maybe they just thought he might notice the massive fucking hole in the middle of the stage. Still, given that Drake’s first tour date already had to be postponed because the globe wasn’t ready in time, it now being broken did sort of spoil the “special experience for fans in Europe and the UK” he had planned. As a result, he announced that the show would be free to the 20,000 people already watching.

“I’m doing this shit for free tonight, I don’t give a fuck”, he announced, having picked Scott up out of the hole, adding that he’d “deal with it later”.

He then reiterated his promise later, ending the show by saying: “London, England, I love you, I hope you enjoyed your free show”.

If you’re worried about Scott, don’t be. He was fine. He later tweeted: “The shit was fun. London is wild”.

I hope he doesn’t think that’s the sort of thing we do in London all the time, or it might be something of a letdown next time he’s in town. Maybe his management could crowbar up a few manhole covers just to keep things interesting.

Oh, and if you were at the show last night and are wondering how to get your refund, er, no one seems to know. So good luck with that.