The lead singer of Maneskin suggested Eurovision contestants “don’t get too close to the table”, referring to allegations that he was caught on digital camera taking medicine on the competitors final yr.
The Italian rock band had “strongly refuted the allegations of drug use” that emerged on social media after Damiano David appeared to bend over a desk within the contest’s inexperienced room whereas on digital camera.
Following Maneskin’s win final yr, David denied that he used medicine and mentioned he bent over as a result of one other band member had damaged a glass at their toes.
The European Broadcasting Union later confirmed the frontman had returned a destructive end in a medication take a look at because the occasion.
Throughout the Eurovision music contest closing 2022, the reigning champions took to the stage to carry out their new single Supermodel.
Following their highly effective efficiency, a limping David was requested to offer this yr’s contestants recommendation, to which he quipped: “Two things. Have fun and don’t get close to the table guys.”
Maneskin took the highest prize with Zitti e buoni scoring 524 factors, forward of French entry Voila by Barbara Pravi and Gjon’s Tears’ music Tout l’Univers which got here third.
Singer-songwriter Mika additionally took to the stage performing an unimaginable medley of songs together with Love At present, Grace Kelly, and Completely satisfied Ending surrounded by coronary heart flags, a floating coronary heart balloon whereas he danced on the piano.