Kelly Clarkson's perfect response to fans throwing things at concert

The worst trend of 2023 is fans throwing things at musicians while they perform, but Kelly Clarkson refuses to put up with this nonsense. During the opening night of her Las Vegas residency show Chemistry on July 28, the Grammy winner made it clear that attendees were not allowed to throw anything on stage unless it was a truly valuable gift .

Before performing her song "Broken & Beautiful," Clarkson issued a stern warning to the crowd. "If you're going to throw shit, throw diamonds," she quipped, as captured in the TikTok video. However, later in the show, a fan did throw a stuffed animal at her, which Clarkson gently squeezed, suggesting there may be more exceptions.

So far, no one has taken Clarkson up on her offer of diamonds, but she's right to be concerned about other items being thrown away. The past few months have seen a sharp increase in the number of artists hit by objects on stage, after a fan threw a cellphone at Bebe Rexha at a concert in June, forcing her to get stitches , causing her eyes to be swollen.

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Other notable examples include Ava Max being slapped by a fan on stage in Los Angeles, Kelsea Ballerini being hit in the face with a bracelet, and most recently Cardi B ( Cardi B) was splashed with a drink while performing at a Vegas club, causing her to fire her own microphone into the crowd. P!nk was thrown a bag full of the fan's mother's ashes, and while she wasn't hurt, she was left completely confused. "Is this your mother?" she asked. "I don't know how I feel about it."

Another artist who refuses to tolerate this behavior is Adele, who addressed the trend during her own Las Vegas show in July. "Have you noticed that people have forgotten showmanship etiquette these days?" she asked. "People were littering on stage. Did you see that? It's ironic that she threw tons of T-shirts into the crowd, but she had a message for those who wanted to throw stuff at her back. "I'm f---ing You dare--I dare you to throw things at me," she joked. "Stop throwing things at artists when you can shoot things at people... I see these people all the time. These people lost it, can you imagine? "