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Lana Del Rey Breaks Down In Tears While Discussing Kidnapping Attempt

The 43-year-old was armed with a knife
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Singer Lana Del Rey has broken down in tears during a show in Atlanta, just days after a man allegedly attempted to kidnap her at her Florida concert.

43-year-old Michael Hunt was arrested near the Amway Center in Orlando on Friday, where Lana Del Rey was about to perform, The Guardian reports. Prior to his arrest, he had posted “cryptic and threatening” messages about the 32-year-old songstress on Facebook.

“When he was taken into custody, Hunt was in possession of tickets to the Lana Del Rey performance and a knife,” the Orlando Police Department said in a statement.

During her Atlanta show on Monday night, Del Rey addressed the traumatic incident on stage, telling fans: “I am actually just feeling a little more emotional than I thought,” Billboard reports.  

“After what happened in Orlando, I just really wanted to be here with you guys tonight.”

The teary Lust For Life singer continued: “I was totally feeling fine and then I just got … a little bit nervous when I got on stage. I just want to say that I’m super happy to be here with you guys. But if I’m a little bit feathery, bear with me.”

The Washington Post reports that a day before Lana del Rey’s Florida concert, Hunt had commented on a 2012 music video in which she sings of an ex, “I love him, I love him, I love him… I still love him.”

“I love you too,” Hunt replied above the video, according to Orlando News 6. “I’m so sorry I did this to us.”

He is now being held at Orange County Jail.

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