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Did La Zarra do her diva in concert in a hotel room just hours before her participation in Eurovision was cancelled? – Journal

A few hours before his appearance on the show was canceled Eurovision in concert, in Amsterdam, Quebec singer La Zarra, who will represent France in next month’s popular competition, took to her Instagram account to complain about the cleanliness of her hotel room. “It was totally inappropriate because it’s a very nice hotel,” he said Figaro a member of the organization.

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There’s no denying that La Zarra’s “non-participation” in the two preamble concerts to last weekend’s Eurovision continues to be a talking point. Minutes before taking the stage, the Quebec singer made amends in Amsterdam by claiming a “personal issue”.

Less than a week after this widely publicized cancellation, more details about the infamous Saturday April 15 began to surface in the French media.

Le Figaro reported that the singer posted a video on her Instagram account from her hotel room in Amsterdam that day. In this video, she complains to her 51,000 subscribers about the cleanliness of the rooms at the Leonardo Hotel Amsterdam Rembrandtpark, a four-star establishment with an excellent reputation.

“Really, I love you madly for sleeping in a room that smells of mold when you have such a wonderful voice like mine… How can I say, I washed my room myself with bleach, it was so dirty. There are even pillows with blood stains, that’s all good if you have microphobia (sic),” Le Figaro reported.

Contacted by the French media, a member of the organization of Eurovision in Concert, René Romkès, declared that this behavior of the singer was “totally inappropriate”. “We have been working with this hotel for years and have never had any problems with it. La Zarra never came to us and never went to the managers to complain. »

“She is human”

For her part, the head of the French delegation at Eurovision, Alexandra Redde-Amiel, explained herself at the Sud Radio microphone.

“La Zarra is an artist, but she is also a woman and a mother. A few minutes before the show in Amsterdam, she had a personal problem related to a loved one’s health and was unable to go on stage,” she said.

Responding to people saying the Quebec singer is a diva, Ms Redde-Amiel replied, “She’s not perfect, she’s human,” regretting that she’d rather been the victim of “media lynching.”

“I removed La Zarra from social media because she received a lot of racist criticism. »

Finally, Alexandra Redde-Amiel confirmed that La Zarra will compete in the grand finale of the 67th season on May 13th.