Jessie J warns fans about binge drinking
April 11th, 2011 by Jessica Martinez
Jessie J has warned her fans about binge drinking after being left “shocked” by the the crowd at a gig in Dublin.
In a message on Twitter, the Essex-born singer who does not drink for medical reasons, expressed her surprise at how drunk a number of the crowd were at Trinity College.
After coming off stage, Jessie J called the gig “one of the hardest gigs to date”, adding: “To see so many people so drunk they couldn’t even stand.”
The comments caused a stir online among students who attended the yearly party, with one commentator remarking: “Are you being serious? Just be thankful you were performing on stage to your fans.”
The singer later posted: “Can I just clear up that last night was a UNIVERSITY BALL and it was students,” she said.
“I was just shocked at how intoxicated they were and I was genuinely worried for them. I’m not used to it. That’s all. And it’s not just in Ireland, its everywhere. As a non drinker, I just want to spread the message that binge drinking is dangerous,” she said, adding: “I just care.”
“As a non drinker, I just wanna spread the msg that binge drinking is dangerous.”
Jessie J is on a UK and Ireland tour in support of her debut album ‘Who You Are’.
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