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Supermarket bosses ban Harry Styles fans from buying kiwi fruit

Supermarket bosses in Manchester, England banned young Harry Styles fans from buying kiwi fruit ahead of his concert in the city.
The 23-year-old One Direction star performed at the O2 Apollo Manchester on Wednesday (01Nov17).
During two recent London concerts Harry fans threw fruit on to the stage when he played his new single Kiwi, almost causing the star to slip and injure himself on stage.
As a result, spooked chiefs at a Manchester branch of U.K. retailer Asda imposed sales restrictions on the sale of the fruit – meaning no one under 25 could purchase the healthy snack food.
Before the gig an Asda spokesperson told Britain’s The Sun newspaper, “We know our customers love Harry Styles and we feel it’s our duty to protect a fellow Mancunian from any ‘bad kiwis’ amongst us. We’d hate to see a repeat of the mishap this evening, so to avoid any slippery situations, we feel this is a necessary measure.”
The ban does not appear to have worked, as a journalist reviewing the concert for the Manchester Evening News wrote that the star again slipped on stage while playing Kiwi.
At his second London gig, video posted on Twitter showed Harry saying, “As some of you may have seen, a little while ago I almost slipped. It appears there was an actual kiwi thrown on stage.”
Harry’s U.K. tour dates have been incident packed as on Sunday (30Oct17) he halted his performance to allow medics to help a young fan who collapsed after suffering a panic attack.
The Sign of the Times singer also kept up One Direction members’ tradition of sending refreshments to fans who camp outside venues ahead of gigs and arranged for pizza and hot chocolate to be delivered to London concert goers.
Kiwi, the third single from his self-titled debut solo album, was released on Tuesday (31Oct17).

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