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Why a fan says he threw a phone at Bebe Rexha during  concert

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By- USA NATIONAL POST

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Singer Bebe Rexha was taken to a hospital after an audience member threw a phone at her face during a Sunday night concert in New York City, the New York Police Department confirmed.

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The singer was performing at Pier 17 when 27-year-old Nicolas Malvagna "intentionally" threw a cell phone at her, police said in a statement. Officers took Malvagna into custody at the scene. He was later charged with assault. 

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Rexha posted two pictures on Instagram Monday showing an apparent black eye and a laceration near her eyebrow. 

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I m good," she captioned the post

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Video shared by concertgoers captures the moment Rexha was hit in the face. Rexha collapsed to her knees and held a hand to her face as her team helped her off the stage. Fans cheered Rexha's name as she left. 

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"Absolutely great show ruined by a fan throwing their phone at @BebeRexha hopefully she is ok after that," one attendee tweeted.

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Sunday night's concert was part of Rexha's "Best F'n Night of My Life Tour." Her next concert is scheduled for Tuesday in Philadelphia.

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