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Enrique Iglesias has hand sliced by drone in concert

Technically Incorrect: During a performance, the pop star attempts to grab a drone that is flying around to get crowd shots. It didn't quite go as planned.

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.


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Be careful, Enrique. Be careful. ABC News/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET

I confess that pop star Enrique Iglesias' hits have passed me by. Much as he might wish a drone had done the same to him over the weekend.

Frantic reports emerged of a concert Saturday in Tijuana, Mexico. Images dripped through of the allegedly great singer with a bloodied hand. ABC News entitled its report: "Drone Disaster."

What had happened?

Reports suggest a drone flew around the venue to capture even more exciting footage of the concert. You simply cannot get enough angles on sexy.

At some point during the concert, Iglesias apparently tried to grab the drone in order to give the audience a point-of-view shot -- to show them what he sees when he's out there giving his all for art.

In this instance, the grabbing hands may not have grabbed all they could (a Depeche Mode reference, for the faithful out there).

The drone's blades may have interfered with the singer's skin. Iglesias dropped the drone and his right hand was hurt. There was blood.

A statement from Republic Records offered that he was "semi-treated" by the crew. Which does make it sound a little like a half-baked operation. He was reportedly advised to end the show but went on to perform for another 30 minutes.

Iglesias' representative told the Associated Press that the singer is undergoing reconstructive hand surgery on Monday in Los Angeles.

This is not the first time that a drone has drawn blood at an entertainment event. Who could forget the Great Bloody Mistletoe Drone Massacre at a Brooklyn TGIF just before Christmas?

Iglesias' tour is called "Sex and Love." Those are clearly simple entities when compared with flying gadgets that might have a mind of their own and a controller from outer space.