“It really pisses me off”
It looks like Taylor Swift has bad blood with Ticketmaster.
The pop icon, 32, took to Instagram Stories on Friday morning after the company canceled its general public ticket sales for the singer’s upcoming Eras Tour.
On Thursday, Ticketmaster shockingly announced that they had to scrap the forthcoming sale due to “exceedingly high demands on ticketing systems and insufficient remaining ticket inventory to meet that demand.”
The news has devastated millions of Swift’s hardcore fans, and the “All Too Well” hit singer now says it “really pisses me off” that those who secured tickets in advance “feel like they’ve got several.” Having to go through bear attacks to get them. ”
“Well, it goes without saying that I’m extremely protective of my fans,” Swift explained in a lengthy statement shared on her Stories agonizing just watching mistakes happen without recourse.”
“There are a variety of reasons people have had trouble getting tickets and I’m trying to figure out how this situation can be improved in the future,” the Grammy winner continued.
She appeared to attack Ticketmaster, adding: “I will not apologize to anyone because we have asked them several times if they can handle this type of demand and they have assured us that they could. It’s really amazing that 2.4 million people got tickets, but it really pisses me off that many of them feel like they went through multiple bear attacks to get them.”
The crooner concluded by addressing the millions of fans who missed out on securing a ticket – either through the presale or the general public sale, which Ticketmaster has canceled – and said she “hopes to give us all more opportunities.” offer to come together”. the future.
Ticketmaster’s cancellation of tickets for general sale came Thursday after the site reportedly experienced a “historic high” in the verified presale event for fans on Tuesday.
The mega-ticketing company is facing scrutiny after Swifties encountered website outages and hours of waits while attempting to purchase the advance tickets. Tennessee Attorney General Jonathan Skrmetti vowed to investigate Ticketmaster after his office was inundated with messages of furious concert hopes.
Several Swifties reportedly saw tickets costing as much as $22,000 on ticket reseller site StubHub.
Eras, in support of her new album Midnights, will be Swift’s first tour in four years. The show is described as “a journey through everything”. [Swift’s] musical epochs.”
The singer is scheduled to begin the US leg of her tour in Arizona in March and finish in Los Angeles in August.
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