A Guns ‘n Roses concert took a turn for the political when the group stopped playing and a giant piñata in the shape of President-elect Donald Trump was brought out on stage at the band’s concert in Mexico City.
“Let’s bring in some people, and give them a f***ing stick,” lead singer Axl Rose is seen as saying to concertgoers, in a video published by TMZ.
“I want you to express yourselves, however you feel.”
Mr Trump’s presidential campaign was marked by his strident comments about Mexican immigrants, whom he referred to as “rapists and murderers”.
Considering that Mr Trump also made the building of a wall at the border between Mexico and the United States a centerpiece of his White House run – insisting even, that Mexico would foot the bill – there is little surprise that the audience in Mexico City on Wednesday night was enthusiastic about helping to bring about the destruction of the Trump dummy.
Fans can be seen and heard cheering as several of them are lifted by security onto the stage and handed sticks. The massive piñata took some hard hits and was destroyed in less than a minute. The pieces were thrown into the audience before the concert resumed.
This is actually the second piñata of Mr Trump to make an appearance on stage this week: on Tuesday, the rapper YG brought out a similar effigy at his concert in Los Angeles.
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