Maneskin had been cleared of drug use after they had been requested to set a drug take a look at by Eurovision bosses.
The Italian band received the competition in Rotterdam on Saturday night time (22.05.21), however had been later suggested to set a drug take a look at by the expose’s bosses amid allegations their frontman, Damiano David, snorted drugs correct thru the broadcast.
And after complying with the put a query to, it has now been confirmed the band possess examined detrimental, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) possess talked about.
In an announcement, the EBU revealed: “No drug use took region within the Inexperienced Room and we set into fable the topic closed.”
The EBU furthermore talked about it was once “panicked that unsuitable hypothesis main to flawed news has overshadowed the spirit and the outcome of the event and unfairly affected the band”.
They added: “We take dangle of to congratulate Maneskin once extra and need them astronomical success,” it added. “We set up for working with our Italian member Rai on producing a spectacular Eurovision Song Contest in Italy next year.”
Damiano was once accused of taking cocaine after photos showed him leaning over a table correct thru the sizable final of the tune contest, however the band denied the allegations, announcing Damiano was once picking glass off the bottom after it was once dropped by bandmate Thomas Raggi.
They talked about on Instagram: “We’re in actuality vexed about what some of us are announcing about Damiano doing drugs. We in actuality are AGAINST drugs and we by no device used cocaine. We’re succesful of salvage examined, ‘cause we have not got anything to conceal.
“We’re right here to play our song and we are so ecstatic about our Eurovision take dangle of and we wanna thank everyone for supporting us. Rock n roll by no device dies. We love you. (sic)”
Maneskin had been favourites to comprehend the opponents ahead of the final, and within the extinguish walked away victorious attributable to their tune, ‘Zitti e buoni’.