The Weeknd has unveiled the newest growth of his “makeover” in his music video for “Save Your Tears”.
In August final 12 months, the R&B artist prompted concern from some followers when he took to the stage with an apparently bloodied face throughout the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony.
Two months later, The Weeknd – actual identify Abel Makkonen Tesfaye – appeared on the American Music Award ceremony in November wearing bandages on his face.
Now, it seems that the 2 situations have been a setup for his newest music video, which dropped on Tuesday (5 January).
The video for “Save Your Tears” sees the musician carrying the identical purple go well with jacket worn at his final two public appearances.
Having eliminated the surgical bandages, the singer is seen utilizing facial prosthetics to simulate the looks of maximum cosmetic surgery, together with fillers round his cheekbones and lips.
Followers shared their reactions to The Weeeknd’s “new face” on Twitter. One person wrote: “Me praying the weeknd’s surgical procedure is reversible.”
“Why does The Weeknd seem like that within the Save Your Tears music video!?! I don’t prefer it,” wrote one other person.
Some followers in contrast the Grammy-winner’s look to “Good-looking Squidward”, an internet joke lifted from an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants wherein the octopus character turns into unexpectedly and excessively chiselled when a door is slammed in his face.
Lately, The Weeknd known as out the Grammy Awards after the pop star walked away with zero nominations regardless of having a number of hits this 12 months.
“The Grammys stay corrupt,” he mentioned on Twitter. “You owe me, my followers and the trade transparency.”