Taylor Swift has weighed in on the debate over fans throwing objects at the stage during live performances, telling her Buenos Aires fans that “it really freaks me out” when gifts are thrown on stage.
The “Karma” and “Anti-Hero” singer-songwriter paused during her Sunday night performance at Argentina’s River Plate Stadium (Estadio River Plate) to ask fans not to throw objects – even if they are presents – while she and her dancers are. performing.
“Because communication means setting gentle, healthy boundaries, it really drives me crazy when things get thrown on stage,” she told the audience as she sat at the piano. “Because if it’s on stage, a dancer can trip over it.”
Swift, whose message was shared to the packed crowd by a fanupdates account, concluded her short message with her appreciation and a repetition of her question. “I think it’s great that you brought presents and that’s so nice, but can you please not throw them on stage?” she said. “I love you so much.”
Swift’s three-day presence in Buenos Aires has generated a number of headlines, with one reporting from fans standing in line for five months to be the first to purchase tickets for her Argentina Eras tour stops, in addition to a slew of photos with Swift and her current partner, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.
On Friday, Swift announced that she was postpone that evening’s concert until Sunday due to intense weather, telling fans on Instagram, “I love a rain show, but I will never put my fans or my fellow artists and crew in danger.” In response, CNBC reported that LATAM Airlines, the largest airline in South America, was not charging customers for date changes or fare differences to stay in the city longer to see the postponed performance.