Kacey Musgraves Has Sharp Words for Fan Who Challenges Her
Kacey Musgraves has had it with male fans who try to domineer her—either physically or verbally.
On Feb. 18, Musgraves posted a video on social media complaining about a fan who crossed the line while she walked through the audience after a show. In the video, a man can clearly be seen clutching hold of her arm. Musgraves reacted sharply by crying out, "Ow! Stop that," and wrestling him off.
"ASSHAT ALERT: this guy grabbed onto me hard, shook my arm, and wouldn’t let me go," Musgraves captioned the clip. "Guess I’m gonna have to start carrying a rolled up newspaper out there with me."
A male fan on Twitter responded to the video with the comment: "Grow up Kacey, it was for a split second."
Musgraves wasted no time and pulled no punches reacting to this criticism, blasting the fan. "I come up & hit your balls w/ a sharp ice pick - you fine with it tho it’s for a 'split second'?" she fumed. "You chastise + complain about me calling out a man who physically domineered me. PLEASE unfollow me and PLEASE seek immediate counseling for your chauvinistic rape-culture mentality."
The fan replied "It happens all the time at concerts."
Musgraves again shot back: "My god. But really tho. Whoever you are - you’re seriously mentally imbalanced. Just because something “happens all the time” doesn’t mean it’s ok. You shouldn’t have to learn basic life stuff like this from the internet."
Many of Musgraves' other fans rushed to her defense, saying "thank you" for speaking out on the matter. "I admire your strength," said one.
Musgraves is prepping to share Golden Hour with the world, marking her third major-label studio album and first release since 2015's Pageant Material. She's already dropped a few songs for fans to get a taste, with more promised in the next several days.
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