Miguel facing fresh legal battle for Billboard Music Awards stage leap

Singer landed on two women during attempted jump

It’s been two years since Miguel‘s ill-fated stage leap at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, but it appears as though one crowd member is finally ready to take legal action.

Intending to jump over fans and land on a separate part of the stage during a live performance of his song ‘Adorn’, Miguel miscalculated his dive and instead smashed into two crowd members, his right leg hitting one woman’s head with his left side crashing into another. Speaking the following month, a lawyer for one of the women, Khyati Shah, said that his client may be brain damaged due to the incident, though no legal actions were ever reported. Shah actually appeared on-camera next to Miguel shortly after the dive, holding an ice pack next to her elbow.


Now it appears as though the second woman, Cindy Tsai, is suing the 29-year-old, as well as the MGM Grand, the venue where the show took place. According to TMZ reports, Tsai claims to have taken most of the impact (a claim supported by the video of the incident) and is seeking damages to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

The news comes just days after the release of Miguel’s latest track ‘Coffee (Fucking)’, an extended version of a previously released song featuring a new guest verse from Wale.


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