Trey Songz, right here in 2019, hosted a present on Saturday (Image: Getty Photos)
A Trey Songz live performance is being investigated after an estimated 500 folks packed into an Ohio nightclub for the occasion on Saturday.
The Can’t Assist However Wait singer carried out a present on the Aftermath nightclub in Columbus the place a whole lot of followers have been welcomed contained in the venue.
Nevertheless, there are issues the nightclub didn’t observe well being and security measures in gentle of the coronavirus pandemic. In footage from the present, many followers are seen with out face masks and never adhering to social distancing as they crowd collectively to look at Trey, 36, on-stage.
It’s additionally claimed the nightclub didn’t use bodily limitations to regulate massive teams mingling collectively.
Ohio Investigative Unit enforcement commander Eric Wolf told NBC News affiliate WCMH: ‘Mainly, it was only a live performance atmosphere.
‘When you had taken that occasion and put it in 2019, it will have been just about the identical live performance, similar occasion, that was happening final evening.’
The case has been transferred to the Ohio Liquor Management Fee which is able to decide whether or not any fines or penalties for recognized violations will probably be handed down.
On Friday, the day earlier than the present, Trey shared an Instagram photograph of himself with the caption: ‘Be secure and have enjoyable.’
Greater than 7,000 folks have died from Covid-19 in Ohio, which has greater than 480,000 confirmed circumstances.
Many have criticised the followers who attended the live performance and placing themselves in danger through the Covid-19 disaster.
One commented: ‘Not waking as much as folks risking their lives for a trey songz live performance…’
‘Black folks prepared to die for a Trey Songz is a full indictment on celeb tradition. Think about being a Black celeb and throwing a live performance with out folks sporting masks throughout a pandemic that’s killing Black folks at larger charges in comparison with anybody else,’ one other mentioned.
‘I don’t perceive Trey Songz. Why is he out right here giving a #COVID live performance?’ one questioned.
Reiterating the seriousness of the worldwide well being disaster, one other weighed in: ‘The images of that Trey Songz live performance are disturbing. Really. It means me consider the nonsense I noticed final evening on my instagram tales feed of individuals in CLUBS in Florida.
‘Individuals don’t care in regards to the pandemic on this nation anymore till it hits their household and pals.’
In October, the Chainsmokers were fined $20,000 (£14,800) by the New York governor over a drive-in live performance which flouted social distancing guidelines.
The US at the moment has the very best variety of Covid-19 deaths on this planet with greater than 284,000 folks shedding their lives to the illness. Up to now, over 15 million circumstances of coronavirus have been reported within the nation.
Metro.co.uk has contacted Trey Songz’s reps for remark.