Whilst performing his Sex and Love tour to a 12,00-strong crowd in Tijuana, Mexico, Enrique Iglesias accidently sliced his hand on stage when reaching out to grab a drone that was filming the show.

“During the show a drone is used to get crowd shots and some nights Enrique grabs the drone to give the audience a point of view shot,” his publicist Joe Bonilla commented.

“Something went wrong and he had an accident.”

“We wanted to give you a personal update about his condition,” says Team Enrique. “His recent surgery lasted longer than expected since the damage ended up being a bit worse than initially assessed. He suffered a fracture that needed to be corrected in addition to the reconstructive surgery. He will be recovering during the next few weeks, but a full recovery is anticipated.”

Enrique saw out the rest of the show, albeit with a very bloody hand and shirt, staying on stage for a further 30 minutes before being taken to the airport where he was met by an ambulance.

“Another example of his professionalism!” said Joe.

Videos and images taken at the concert show the singer reacting after grabbing the drone, quickly throwing it to the floor after being cut.

‘Team Enrique’ posted this statement on the singer’s official website: “Thank you to all the fans for your concern and good wishes. Enrique is getting the help he needs and we hope he will be totally fine. Will keep you posted and appreciate all your wishes and prayers.”

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