According to a report, pop star Taylor Swift told the security guards to stop and leave the fans alone after seeing event security become hostile toward concertgoers.
After guest host Lindsey Reiser incessantly teased the viral story of Swift standing up for the Swifties on Saturday’s episode of MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian Reports, the 42 seconds of information on the incident that interrupted the star’s performance of “Bad Blood” at Lincoln Financial Field was revealed.
One fan who was there tweeted that the incident started when security kept placing their hands on them to physically push them off the barrier instead than merely instructing them to go, which is hard to see from the footage.
A user on Twitter said security was extremely forceful with individuals viewing the event from beyond the venue’s barriers, even though those people weren’t hurling anything or misbehaving.
According to local entertainment reports, tickets to see Taylor Swift in Houston, Texas, started at $18,337 in April.
TickPick reports that the average price purchased for tickets to one of Swift’s three gigs at NRG Stadium was over $1,000. Even the cheapest tickets cost over $700.00.
According to TickPick.com, the most costly Swift tickets available for purchase were $18,337.
According to reports, Ticketmaster experienced intermittent disruptions and lengthy online delays last November when millions of Taylor Swift fans tried to buy tickets for her first tour in 5 years via Live Nation. Some tickets were promptly placed for resale for hundreds of dollars.
There was unprecedented interest for Swift’s 52-date United States tour, the ticketing site claimed in a statement, with millions of people trying to acquire presale tickets. This resulted in intermittent problems that the firm was urgently attempting to rectify.
Fans in other locations waited for as long as eight hours in online lines to get tickets, but many were left empty-handed. Tickets cost from $49 to $449.