The Weeknd is quite a showman, but that video making skill of his seemed to be too much if you suffer from seizures. A new video was pulled because it was just a little bit extra.

The video for “Take My Breath” was pulled due to excessive blinding lights according to Variety.. It was supposed to debut on IMax before The Suicide Squad, but that’s not what is going to happen. Instead, they will see something that doesn’t include The Weeknd’s artistic vision, a very blinding vision.

The deal with IMax would have seen the music video play across the country, so this is a big deal for him to lose. The dark music video was countered by a brightness. It is a nice sentiment, but the visual was a bit of a trigger warning for seizures. Nobody wants a seizure to be part of their theater-going experience.

A video for the singer’s upcoming single, “Take My Breath,” literally showed excessive blinding lights and was pulled ahead of its release in Imax theaters for the premiere of “The Suicide Squad,” The video clip in question featured “intense strobe lighting” that could trigger seizures.

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H Jenkins

Years of experience in writing, journalism, and digging exclusive insider info for Ringside News opened the door for a new opportunity for Jenkins. With a history in finance, he broke into the journalism game by writing on blogs and other freelance websites before branching into sports and entertainment news. Being in tune with pop culture doesn't mean it has to make sense, but he tries. Favorite bands include any group from Seattle who formed between 1991 and 1999. 5 Ozzfests under his belt and 12 Warped Tours, but his last concert was a bluegrass AC/DC cover band that was not 100% terrible.

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