Lauryn Hill Tells Fans She’s Worth The Wait After 4 Hours Late To Show [Video]

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Lauryn Hill was force to defend herself against some angry fans after showing up four hours late to her show.

Hill, who recently kicked off her first extended tour in years, told fans she is worth the wait.

While Hill apologized for being late, her tone was anything but apologetic as she told fans “I spent my entire 20s sacrificing my life to give you love. So when I hear people complain, I don’t know what to tell you,” she said. “I personally know I’m worth the wait.”

The former Fugees star was four hours late to her show in Williamsburg on Tuesday, December 28. Her DJ and band were on stage waiting along with the fans, who soon turned hostile.

After members of the audience began throwing cups and bottles on stage, the keyboard player taped a sign to his kit that read “I was on time.”

A witness told the NY Times that when Lauryn arrived shortly after midnight she was carried in to avoid the snow. By the time she hit the stage some fans had makeshift signs that read “you just lost one” and “this is insulting.”

After performing her first song, she noticed the sign taped to the keyboard and tore it down, telling the band member, “you trying to escape the bottles and the cups. Next time you take it, you take it like a man. We in this together, brother.”

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This marks the second time Hill appeared on her show hours late during the course of 2010.

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One Comment

  1. hello there,

    i wanted to contact you about the lauryn hill concert i just attended at the House of Blues in atlantic city. i have to tell you it was the absolute worst performance i have ever seen. it is the only concert i have ever walked out on. lauryn came out over 3 hours late and then fell apart. people stopped dancing and starting starring in disbelief. everyone walked out. she was a disgrace. she kept wiping her face with a towel. she seemed like she was high on crack. i want my money back from her. she does not deserve a dollar for her performance. i thank you for your time.