‘Blinding Lights’ hitmaker The Weeknd has proven his actual face in a brand new Super Bowl business, after showing with CGI cosmetic surgery in his newest music video.
The Weeknd shocked followers when he confirmed off his pure options in a brand new business for his Super Bowl 55 Halftime present. The Pepsi advert, which dropped on February 7, confirmed the 30-year-old “Save Your Tears” hitmaker driving as much as a soccer stadium. The video additionally featured clips of followers having fun with his hit music “Blinding Lights”, together with a grocery retailer employee and a pool cleaner who danced alongside to the tune. At the tip of the business, The Weeknd flashed a smile on the car parking zone safety guard, confirming he hadn’t really gone below the knife as some followers speculated.
The entertainer, born Abel Tesfaye, has been carrying bandages on his face whereas selling his newest album. In truth, his bandage-covered face on the 2020 American Music Awards was really a setup for his “Save Your Tears” music video, wherein he debuted CGI prosthetic fillers. The singer seemed totally unrecognizable in the video, which premiered on Jan. 5, as he rocked a fuller face that was made to provide the phantasm of cheek and lip fillers. The particular results make-up additionally included surgical scarring round his ears.
Some followers questioned whether or not the CGI makeover was a dig at his ex Bella Hadid. “Is The Weeknd trying to look like Bella Hadid bc I can see it,” one fan wrote on Twitter, including side-by-side pictures of The Weeknd’s unrecofnizable search for the music video and a selfie of the 24-year-old mannequin. Another individual chimed in, “The Weeknd is definitely bashing Bella Hadid with the whole plastic surgery themes.”
Nevertheless, the singer is about to take the stage — along with his actual options intact — on the 2021 Super Bowl. After his baffling Grammys snub, a supply instructed HollywoodLife that he’s now placing all of his energies towards the Feb. 7 soccer sport. “Abel would like to be recognized with Grammy nominations especially since he has won in the past, but he is not going to be upset about it and let it get to him. He is basically going to use the snub as more of a chip on his shoulder for his Super Bowl performance,” a supply near The Weeknd dished to HL. “That is his real reward. He is now even more motivated to kill it for the Halftime show. They can snub him, but he will have the last laugh.”