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The singer Paulo Ricardo would have given “a fit” on Monday (27), time to leave the city of Barcelos (distant 405 kilometers from the capital), not high river Black, where she performed at the weekend in the Ornamental Fish Festival, when refusing to embark with locals on a chartered flight for its production. The information was disclosed by the site BNC Amazon and replicated by the journalist's column, Leo Dias, in UOL.
According to the producer Renato Costa, who traveled with the artist, the confusion was due to excess baggage team, musical equipment and sound. The organization in which Paulo Ricardo introduced the production asked the singer to give the vacant seats on the plane for some people who would like to return to Manaus.
According to an article the singer claimed that BNC “the situation would give it embarrassment” even the plane taking 40 people and 26 seats vacant. The site also says Renato Costa claimed that “the artist it was global singer and could not travel with strangers”.
Wanted by columnist Leo Days, the producer said that it was all a big misunderstanding. He explained that the plane chartered by production Paulo Ricardo was able to 30 people and was 16 professional embedded artist. however, as 14 armchairs vacancies were filled with sound equipment, since the hold was filled with the luggage of passengers, objects adorning the stage and musical instruments. Thereby, the aircraft has reached the maximum weight allowed for flight.
Paul Richard's press office issued note talking about the case and said that the safety of all who are in the aircraft is essential.
“As provided for in the company's contract, not allow others, than the band, traveling in hired transport to the show. The safety issue of all who are in the aircraft is essential. In the situation occurred, the number of passengers also had the weight of the equipment. Besides that, when chartering a plane for private use is mandatory to send, in advance, names and documents of all passengers, Apart from the description and load weight of each”, says the official note adds: “The singer Paulo Ricardo at no time had a biased attitude. The show was successful and Barcelos City Hall is to be congratulated for all the care and the wonderful structure: from logistics, stage, as, light, hotel, everything was great. We would like to thank also the people for the affection during the presentation”.