Taylor Swift has expressed her anger and frustration at the fact that fans have spent hours trying to buy tickets for her tour next year.
Citing an Instagram story, she wrote: “I’m not going to make excuses for anyone because we’ve asked them over and over again if they can meet this type of need and we make sure they can. can do.
“It’s amazing that 2.4 million people have received tickets, but I’m really annoyed that so many of them feel like they had to go through multiple bear attacks to get them.”
Of the losers, Swift said she hopes to “create more opportunities so we can all get together and sing these songs”.
It’s really hard for me to trust an outside entity with these relationships and allegiances, and it’s frustrating for me to just watch mistakes happen without recourse.Taylor Swift
Fans trying to win tickets on Tuesday during the pre-sale for Swift’s The Eras tour were met with massive delays and error messages that Ticketmaster blamed on bots and historically unprecedented demand. .
The company said in a statement that it was the most tickets sold on the platform in a single day.
A public sale scheduled for Friday was canceled the day before.
Some fans wonder why Swift didn’t speak up sooner.
On Instagram, the pop star didn’t address the timing issue but said she has trust issues when it comes to fan experience, trying to keep many elements of her career in the house. .
“It’s hard for me to trust an outside entity with these relationships and allegiances, and it’s frustrating for me to just watch mistakes happen without due diligence,” Swift said.
In addition to Tuesday’s nightmare, Ticketmaster cited “extreme demand for the ticketing system and not enough tickets left to meet that demand” as the reason for the cancellation of Friday’s sale.
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Having just wrapped up one of the biggest album launches of her career, Swift announced earlier this month that she’s going on a new stadium tour in the US, with international dates. next.
Fans who receive a special code after signing up have exclusive access to purchase tickets on Tuesday.
Those who failed to score tickets were placed on a waiting list.
The 52-day era tour began on March 17 in Glendale, Arizona and ended with five shows in Los Angeles ending on August 9.
This is Swift’s first tour since 2018.
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