What Happened To Joseph Calleja's Face?!

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Joseph Calleja Face

World renowned Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja caused a stir on social media yesterday after he posted this photo:

Many fans freaked out at the sight of the (admittedly very realistic) blood smeared across his face, which is part of his makeup routine for his role in the Royal Opera House of London's Norma

Calleja plays the heroic Pollione, and stars opposite Sonya Yoncheva.

Although many also saw the lighter side of things:

And others noted the amazing work of the makeup artists:

And just in case you're wondering what all the fuss is about, check him out Calleja this video below:

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