Carly Rae Jepsen Cancels Bucharest Concert Following Last Week's Fatal Nightclub Fire

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Carly Rae Jepsen performs in support of her 'E∑MO∑TION' release at the Troubadour on August 24, 2015 in West Hollywood, California. 

Carly Rae Jepsen has canceled her concert in Bucharest scheduled for Thursday night (Nov. 5) after a pyrotechnic show at Romania's Colectiv nightclub sparked a deadly fire that claimed at least 32 lives and left some 130 hospitalized last week.

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Jepsen announced the cancellation on Twitter:

In addition, government opposition has had tensions running high in Romania, and Friday’s tragedy fueled spontaneous demonstrations on Tuesday. More than 20,000 people took the streets of Bucharest, according to The New York Times

Entire Romanian Government Calls It Quits After Fatal Nightclub Fire

As a result, Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta announced the resignation of his government on Wednesday.


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