Leona Lewis Punched by Fan at Book Signing

Who knew book signings could be so dangerous?

Leona Lewis was punched in the head by a disgruntled male fan on Wednesday while signing copies of her new autobiography Dreams at Waterstone’s Piccadilly bookstore in London, according to reports.

Lewis had been signing books for approximately 90 minutes for fans—some of whom had been waiting since the previous evening—when a man emerged form the line and struck Lewis, leaving her bruised and shaken.

It’s not known why the man lashed out at the singer, who was checked over by a doctor following the attack. Security swarmed during the assault, and an arrest was made.

Lewis’ spokesperson, who was present during the incident, condemned the attack as “beyond cowardly,” adding that Lewis “is absolutely gutted she did not get the signings finished.”

Punched in the head and gutted? She really didn’t have a good day…

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