News: Drake Fans Fall Victim To Nasty Scam, Denied Entrance At "Would You Like A Tour" Stops?
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 4:10PM
Young Money star Drake reportedly has some heartbroken fans trying to get their money back in order after paying for some bogus concert tickets overseas.
According to reports, the scam went down for multiple concert dates in London.
The Started From The Bottom rapper played three shows at London's O2 Arena to packed audiences, but bosses at the venue have revealed they refused entry to as many as 170 people a night amid a major ticket scam. The fake tickets are said to have been purchased from secondary sellers such as touts or via social media or classifieds advertisements. (New-Magazine UK)
An official from London's O2 Arena has already spoken out on the incident.
A spokesperson for the O2 Arena says, "The Commercial Protection Unit (CPU) team are onsite at events we identify as at risk of fraudulent activity and they assist all victims of ticket fraud. Our CPU team draws on its extensive experience in the field to monitor a range of websites looking for suspicious purchase trends and behaviour. The team also go through the list of buyers in advance to cancel tickets of any known touts; these tickets are then made available for public sale to ensure genuine fans get in to the show." (New-Magazine UK)
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna was spotted at one of Drizzy's UK shows earlier this week.
After a brief trip to the U.S., Rihanna returned to London to be by Drake's side. The singer was spotted in the audience at the rapper's second to last show on his "Would You Like a Tour?" at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday evening. While smoking a blunt, she took in the concert from behind the soundboard as he performed "Hold On, We're Going Home." The rumored couple later made their way to the after-party at Tramp nightclub in Mayfair around 1:30 a.m. (Rap-Up)
According to recent reports, they had officially reached exclusive status this month.
Multiple sources extremely close to the couple tell us, Rihanna and Drake have gone from casually hooking up to seriously dating ... they've decided to give it a serious shot. We're told Rihanna wants to spend as much time with Drake as her schedule will allow -- because he treats her better than anyone she's ever been with. Not a high bar. (TMZ)