Drake Mystery, Pulls Out Of BET Awards Just Hours before Live Show, Producers Scrambling

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Jun. 30 2013, Published 1:07 p.m. ET

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Despite his 12 nominations, Drake has mysteriously pulled out of the BET Awards Sunday morning and producers are now scrambling to figure out how to deal with it, a source very close to the production tells exclusively.

The superstar singer was set to be one of the biggest stars of the night and the show had even been nicknamed "the Drake Awards" because of his many nominations.

"Everything is in flux," the source tells us.  "The producers are all pulling their hair out."

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It's not yet clear why Drizzy decided to bail -- or if he may reconsider in the next few hours.

The BET Awards will be broadcast live at 8 pm Sunday night from Los Angeles.

Chris Tucker is hosting and Nicki Minaj  and Mariah Carey are among the performers.

Come back to Radar for more on this developing story.


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