Canadian singer Justin Bieber is set to perform at the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Mumbai on May 10 as part of his Purpose World Tour in what would be his first performance on Indian soil. The nation is all set to welcome the 23-year-old pop singer who once was scouted through YouTube videos. However, Bieber has thrown a shocking spanner in the works when he handed over his list of demands that are as bizarre as they could get. According to The Indian Express, a convoy of 10 luxury sedans and 2 Volvo buses will be at the disposal of the Grammy Awards winner and his team while Bieber himself wants a Rolls Royce reserved just for himself.
Along with this, he will also have special cars comprising of Z+ level security and Maharashtra Police personnel apart from the artists’ global security who will be eight in number. Bieber, who has many a-controversy to his name over the years, reportedly even asked for 10 other containers to be flown for him with items like a ping pong table, playstation, IO HAWK, sofa set, washing machine, refrigerator, upholstery, wardrobe cupboard, massage table that will be used backstage.
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The report also says that two 5-star hotels have been reserved for security reasons and top culinary experts will supervise the gourmet fare to be served to Bieber over the four days with five dishes per day being renamed after his popular tracks. The hotel will be converted into Bieber’s private villa and three floors have been booked for the artist and his entourage of 120 people. Knowing his love for Yoga, a special Indian Yoga Casket containing aromatic essential oils; jasmine, mogra, rose and camphor incense sticks; and books on chakras and yoga asanas will be placed in Bieber’s suite.
The organisers have been asked to keep a private jet and chopper ready to meet the artist’s immediate travel demands in India. Interestingly, the ‘Baby’ singer will enter the D.Y. Patil stadium in his chopper and won’t be taking the road. Bieber has requested that his dressing room will be entirely draped with white curtains, a large glass-door refrigerator, clothing shelves, eight power outlets and 12 white handkerchiefs. He has also demanded 24 still water bottles, 24 alkaline water bottles, 4 energy drinks, 6 vitamin water bottles, 6 cream sodas as well as a cooler packed with assorted juices fizzy drinks. The rider also lists 4 natural juices, 4 vanilla protein drinks and half a gallon of almond milk.