Enrique Iglesias revamps blood heart T-shirt for Mexican arts programme
The star shares a special bond with his fans in Mexico.
Singer Enrique Iglesias is making the most of the blood art he created in 2015 after slicing his hand onstage by using the image for a new charity T-shirt.
The Hero hitmaker suffered nasty cuts to his hand while performing in Tijuana, Mexico in May, 2015 after reaching out to grab a flying drone, which he uses to capture video footage at his shows. The device sliced into his fingers, but he refused to end the concert early and was photographed with blood dripping from a makeshift bandage onto his white T-shirt, on which he drew a heart.
Five months after the incident, he teamed up with organisers at Save the Children to sell T-shirts featuring the bloodied heart image online, benefiting the non-profit group's emergency fund.
Now Enrique is working with Save the Children officials once again for a new campaign, revamping the T-shirt so it bears a photo of the pop hunk onstage wearing his original makeshift design.
The latest piece of merchandise will raise funds for Save the Children's Healing and Education through the Arts (HEART) programme in Mexico, and Enrique insists he didn't think twice about the new drive because he shares a special bond with fans in the Spanish-speaking country.
"If I could, I'd love to help out everywhere in need (but) Mexico fans are part of my core fan base," he tells Billboard.com. "They have been with me from the beginning, along with others, and they are always so kind and caring, I just want to do whatever can be done to help."
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