Florida Man Arrested for Threatening to Kidnap Singer Lana Del Rey

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In a statement posted Saturday on Twitter, Orlando police said officers arrested 43-year-old Michael Shawn Hunt of Riverview, Florida, on Friday night outside the Amway Center where the pop singer was performing.

A Florida man is in jail for allegedly threatening to kidnap pop singer Lana Del Rey before a concert.

In a statement posted Saturday on Twitter, Orlando police said officers arrested 43-year-old Michael Shawn Hunt of Riverview on Friday night outside the Amway Center where Del Rey was performing.

The statement said authorities had received a tip about Hunt making a possible kidnapping threat to the singer, whose real name is Elizabeth Grant.

Police said Hunt was carrying a ticket to the concert and a knife when he was arrested about a block away from the venue.

Hunt was held Sunday without bail on charges of attempted kidnapping with a weapon and aggravated stalking with a credible threat. Jail records did not show whether he had an attorney.

On Sunday, Del Rey took to her Twitter to confirm she was "doing fine" following the news. "Hey kiddos. I’m doing fine thanks for the messages. And tomorrow we’ll be in Hotlanta can’t wait to see everyone," she wrote.

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