The Weeknd took home the first award of the night at the 2020 American Music Awards on Sunday (Nov 22) and he didn’t just make headlines for snagging a trophy — it was also because of what he looked like doing it. With a bandaged and bruised face, many wondered exactly what happened to him before taking the stage. But it turns out, it’s nothing actually: it’s just a clever bit of album promotion.
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The Weeknd had a similar appearance at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards that had people curious. With visible bruising and a mummy-like bandaged face, it appeared as if he’d been in a serious accident on the way to the awards and chose to take the stage in lieu of receiving medical help.
The good news is that The Weeknd isn’t actually hurt. In