The Hot Topic Meet and Greet was a meet and greet held at the Hot Topic at Universal City Walk in LA on February 27th, 2016. For the event, fans were allowed to bring one item for Melanie Martinez to sign, and they would also receive a signed poster from her. Throughout the event, Melanie had stomach cramps. Halfway through, she was rushed to the hospital. It was later reported that Melanie had a severe kidney infection.