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Gwen rocks the house in Tampa, opener Akon apologizes for Trinidad scandal

Tbdgwen051007 Last night's Gwen Stefani concert wasn't bothered by all that smoke that drifted south, but the girl sure was on fire. Check out Sean Daly's review of the show at the Ford Amphitheatre here.

And for the record, whoever decided to shut I-4 westbound down to one freakin' lane for maintenance when 30,000 of Gwen's closest friends are trying to make it home really wasn't thinking.

Tbdakon051007 Update: Akon, who opened for Gwen last night, has apologized for his lewd actions during a show in Trinidad, TMZ reports. The site says it received a statement from the rapper today:

"First, and most important to me, I want to sincerely apologize for the embarrassment and any pain I've caused to the young woman who joined me on-stage, her family and the Trinidad community for the events at my concert in Port of Spain on April 12th.

It was never my intention to embarrass or take advantage of my fans in any way, especially those under the age of 18. That is why we tried to make sure that the club did not admit anyone under 18 in the audience. Somehow, that standard was not met.

Again, I apologize to those concerned and to all my fans and I pledge to all that we will strive to make sure this type of incident does not happen again."

[Photos: Brian Cassella, Times]

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:11am]


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