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Leona Lewis Attacked At Book Signing

Leona Lewis Attacked At Book Signing

Leona Lewis is all smiles in an Alexander McQueen dress as she signs copies of her new book “Dreams” at Waterstone’s booksellers in London’s Piccadilly on Wednesday (October 14).

At the signing, the 24-year-old British singing sensation was assaulted but didn’t require hospital treatment. She was seen leaving the event crying, with sunglasses covering her face.

Leona was the victim of an unprovoked attack this afternoon at her book signing,” her spokesperson tells JustJared.com. “The police were called immediately and medical attention has been sought. Leona is understandably shaken and apologizes to the fans she was unable to meet and complete signings.”

Waterstones also released a statement, saying, “There was an incident at our Leona Lewis signing this afternoon and the event was immediately stopped. We are now doing everything we can to support the police in their enquiries. We take security at our book signings extremely seriously and this is the first time anything of this nature has happened. We would like to thank Leona for her professionalism and we are extremely sad that this event was ruined for her, and her fans, many of whom queued from the early hours of the morning to meet her.”

Leona‘s sophomore album, Echo, is also scheduled for a November 17.

15+ pictures inside of Leona Lewis prior to getting attacked at her book signing…

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58 Comments

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# 1

I’m so devastated that this happened to such a sweet person! I hope that crook is brought to justice!

# 2

wtf that’s terrible. shes probably pretty shaken

# 3
Iluvchrisbrown @ 10/14/2009 at 1:55 pm

OMFG what sick person would do this i hope that muthafukah gets locked up and someone Punches HIM i was so upset when i heard this
don’t worry, Leona ur true fans love and support u
hope u recover soon :)

god bless ya hun
cant wait 2 get echo

# 4

THIS IS DISGUSTING

# 5

oh my god poor leona

# 6
Lover girl @ 10/14/2009 at 1:56 pm

stay strong Leona!

# 7
katiexoxo @ 10/14/2009 at 1:57 pm

She looks hot! and o.m.g. how bad is that, hope shes ok xoxox

# 8

And this is the photo after the attack…
http://bit.ly/1z9OXK
I’m so sad for Leona…:(

# 9

This is awful!! there are some horrible people in this world!!

i-luv-leona x @ 10/14/2009 at 1:59 pm

I WISH I COULD GET MY HANDS ON WHOEVER DID THIS

Dude this guy is gonna be screwed
Seriously Leona is like the Queen of the UK
She has so many fans there
this guy is seriously dead meat

Police have confirmed that a man has been arrested. Some eyewitnesses say he was dragged away by three security guards laughing and smiling after punching her in the side of the head.

Weber from Brazil @ 10/14/2009 at 2:05 pm

WHAT A STUNNING GIRL *-*
Luv her
She looks prettier and better with age…
Brazilian fans loves U so so much Leonaaaa ♥

racheljp21 @ 10/14/2009 at 2:06 pm

OMG!!! I was just there i left at 4.30, she was so nice i cant believe someone done this!

Not impressed by JA @ 10/14/2009 at 2:16 pm

WTF ??? Who does such a nasty thing ? nobody deserves such treatment
.
Get well Leona !

This lovely, sweet girl does not deserve to be slapped at something as harmless as a book signing. I hope the ******* gets what they deserve!

Freaking sicko. Poor Leona, she’s so nice!

Simon will have him killed…that attacker should’ve realized that before he hit her. Simon is very protective of her and all of his other “discoveries”…WOW, what an idiot!!!

Maybe the guy has Turrets and couldn’t help himself. IDK.

That’s terrible! She is such a sweet girl.

this is the best she has looked in ages i <3 her
hope your ok leona your fans love you

Leona you are the BEST, hope you ok!
love from spain x

too many strange people out there. this is terrible. she seems like such a sweet person & what an awesome voice she has. I guess securtiy for her will have to be even better in the future.

i heard it was c.b thats all im saying

lele lewis fan @ 10/14/2009 at 2:59 pm

omg i heard it was chris brown?!?!?!?

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