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Bruno Mars staying in the Queen City

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CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A worldwide pop star spent a little time in the Queen City.

According to multiple eye witnesses, Bruno Mars has been staying in downtown Cincinnati for at least the past week.

Mars is set to kick off his Moonshine Jungle tour on June 22 in Washington D.C.

Reports indicate that Mars rented out NKU's Bank of Kentucky Center to rehearse. An NKU spokesperson wouldn't confirm or deny those rumors.

Mars' appearance on the NBC show "The Voice" on Tuesday night was taped last month according to their website.

Twitter users throughout Cincinnati report seeing Mars and his entourage in downtown.

Downtown hat shop Batsakes reports that Mars came in on Wednesday and bought three hats. Employees say he and his entourage couldn't have been nicer.

"They were very nice, and whatever the price was for the hats, they paid for it," said Gus Miller from Batsakes Hat Shop.

Mars even left behind a memento on his way out.

"Before he left, I asked him to give me his autograph, and he gave it to me," said Afrodite Rigas from Batsakes Hat Shop.

According to a tweet that CVG shared, Mars flew out of town on Thursday morning.

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