American pop star singer Maggie Lindemann was reported to have been arrested midway through her performance in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur at a restaurant in a shopping mall on 21 Jun 2019.
Maggie Lindemann the 20 year old pop star singer is best known for her 2017 breakout single, Pretty Girl.
She found fame after she began posting her videos and recordings onto social media.
Maggie Lindermann also said that she have been advised not to say more at this time and is sorry to her fans in Asia who have paid for tickets to come and see her.
Maggie Lindermann’s post on social media is as follows:
“I want to start off by saying I’m sorry to the fans that came out to the Malaysia show on the 21st. For reasons I can’t go into right now, I was detained and arrested mid-way through my set and spent the next 5 days confined in a living hell. I’m also so sorry to the fans in Asia that paid for tickets to come see me. I was so excited to see and meet all of you but unfortunately I was unable to finish the tour. I have been advised not to say more at this time, but thank you for the kind words and concern. I love you and I hope to be back soon. “
According to news reported by The Star, Kuala Lumpur Immigration Department director Hamidi Adam confirmed that Maggie Lindemann was detained following a raid at a restaurant in a shopping mall here on June 21.
She was arrested for not having a professional visit pass at the time of the performance. She was then detained at Jalan Duta (Immigration KL office) for documentation purposes and was released with bail the next day,” he said when contacted on Friday 05 Jul 2019 according to the report.
The Kuala Lumpur Immigration Department director also mentioned that “organisers of the show pleaded guilty in court and fined RM30,000”.
According to a report on MalayMail.com , the show’s venue host The Bee says it expressed its “sincerest regret” that the June 21 incident happened at its premises, but went on to explain that both the restaurant and the show’s organisers are not to blame.
“We understand that the organisers of the show worked around the clock and did everything in their power to successfully get her and her crew released and placed in a safe and comfortable environment pending the Immigration hearing date, upon which she was returned home to the US,” The Bee’s spokesman saying in a brief statement.