(CNN) – premiere of Documentary by singer Lil Nas Lil Nas X: Long Live MonteroIts premiere was delayed in Toronto International Film Festival this saturday because Police were investigating a threat in the areaAs confirmed by officials cnn this Sunday.
“Yesterday, at TIFF, a passerby made a threat against private security. Out of an abundance of caution, Toronto police and private security investigated the scene and cleared it within 20 minutes. “The threat was general and not against any specific person,” he said. cnn Victor Kwong, media relations officer for the Toronto Police Service.
Festival spokesperson Alejandra Sosa said in a statement: cnn he andStaff were informed by the Toronto Police Service about an investigation surrounding the red carpet for the launch of lil nas x long live montero,
“During this time our standard safety measures remained in place and screening began with a slight delay. for all we know, It was a general threat and not against the film or the artist.“, the statement continues.
Officials did not provide further details about the threat.
premiered Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto on Saturday night, and was billed as one of the film festival’s grander screenings with a pre-screening red carpet.
Interpreter of Old Town Road Appeared on the red carpet as soon as the danger passed And according to a video posted on his Facebook page, he posed with some of his family members. Instagram,
Directed by Carlos López Estrada and Zack Manuel, the documentary features footage of Lil Nas
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