Is The Weeknd shading the Grammys in his new music video?

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Canadian rapper, The Weeknd, caught everyone's attention when he arrived at the American Music Awards with his face wrapped in bandages - and here's what he's been hiding! Well, sort of. 

In the rapper's new Save Your Tears music video, the bandages are removed and we see the result of really bad plastic surgery. Lip filler, Botox, facial implants, the works! 

Following the release of the video, The Weeknd hit trending status. Don't worry, The Daily Mail reported that the drastic facial modifications are just really convincing prosthetics. 

In the video, The Weeknd performs on stage in front of guests wearing masquerade masks which is believed to be a subtle dig at "fake" celebrities at award shows. 

Another popular theory is that the video shades the Grammys for his 2021 nomination snub, reports Billboard

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