The Weeknd ‘took steps to pull out of Coachella’ in the event that he didn’t get Kanye West’s ‘$8,500,000 pay check’
The Weeknd apparently requested for Kanye West’s Coachella check
The Weeknd took steps to retreat from his impending Coachella gig, except if celebration coordinators paid him a similar sum as Kanye West who was set to take in more than $8,000,000 (£6,119,160), reports guarantee.
The Jesus Walks hitmaker, 44, was planned to feature the music and expressions occasion in California on April 17 and April 24.
Be that as it may, the rapper pulled out because of obscure reasons on Monday.
Paul Tollett, CEO of Coachella advertiser Goldenvoice, later affirmed that the Blinding Lights artist – genuine name Abel Tesfaye – and electronic supergroup Swedish House Mafia will supplant Ye in the current year’s show.
Nonetheless, as indicated by reports, The Weeknd, 32, said he wouldn’t perform except if he was ‘paid a similar cash as West.’
Page Six cases that Coachella supervisors figured out how to arrange an arrangement with the Save Your Tears star.
Ye was allegedly set to make $8,500,000 as a Coachella main event
‘At long last, on Wednesday – confronted with the possibility of a subsequent feature act pulling out of Coachella without a second to spare – Anschutz’s organization buckled and consented to pay The Weeknd a similar cash,’ a source told the distribution.
When the refreshed line-up was affirmed, Tollett said:
‘I’m so anticipating this second with Swedish House Mafia and The Weeknd completing out the Sunday night opening this year.
‘Coachella has an exceptional relationship with Abel and I’m so grateful to have this forthcoming exhibition with these notable specialists generally on a similar stage.’
It is hazy why the father of-four reassessed his appearance, however a source guaranteed to Variety that he had not practiced or ready for the gig.
Ye hasn’t tended to the cases openly, but it was as of late detailed that the Grammy-champ is ‘looking for help’ following his severe split from ex Kim Kardashian.
Harry Styles, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, and Carly Rae Jepson are among different names on the ritzy line-up.
HipMelody has contacted The Weeknd and Coachella’s reps for input.