• Damiano David denied allegations he was taking cocaine during Eurovision
  • The lead singer of winners Maneskin was seen dipping his head to a table 
  • People on social media suggested David was acting suspiciously while on screen
  • David denied any illegal drug use when questioned after his Eurovision victory 

The lead singer of  Eurovision winners Maneskin has denied suggestions he was caught on camera taking drugs during the broadcast after he bent down in what was interpreted by observers as a snorting movement.  

Damiano David from the Italian band said he did not take drugs and refuted the idea he was taking cocaine.

Maneskin took the top prize with Zitti e buoni scoring 524 points, ahead of French entry Voila by Barbara Pravi and Gjon's Tears' song Tout l'Univers which came third.