Marc Anthony Kissed Maluma on Stage and the Internet Went Wild
Salsa crooner Marc Anthony kisses Colombian singer Maluma on stage and the Internet goes wild. What are fans saying?
Marc Anthony has a history of sparking reactions with his kisses on stage.
The impromptu buss he shared at the 2016 Latin Grammys with ex-wife Jennifer Lopez had fans and media commenting for days. Now a kiss the salsa crooner recently gave Maluma on stage — while performing their duet “Felices Los 4” at the gala for Anthony’s foundation Maestro Cares — is making headlines.
In a video that’s gone viral, we see Marc Anthony simulating a kiss on the 24-year-old Colombian singer’s mouth (placing his hand on Maluma’s lips to actually block the kiss). Although it was meant as a joke, it has generated mixed reactions on social media.
“Maluma didn’t even move. Marc went too far,” one follower commented under the video post. “What a shame, they don’t know what to do anymore to get attention. It’s a shame, that’s the example they are giving our kids,” another added. “It was just a joke, stop the stupidity,” a follower said in Marc’s defense. Even Venezuelan actress and former Miss Universe Alicia Machado got involved in the debate and wrote: “Darn, that’s just what we need! Women are so fabulous that now we are running out of men. Oh well.”
Shortly after, Maluma’s girlfriend, Cuban-Croatian model Natalia Barulich, got on stage and locked lips with the singer. The prolonged kiss looked like a scene straight out of a telenovela.
Held in New York City, the Maestro Cares charity event, which raised funds for underprivileged kids in Latin America, certainly got a lot of press, though not for its philanthropic mission.