Taylor Swift’s Dad Scott Accused Of Assaulting Paparazzo After Sydney Eras Tour Run – UPDATE


UPDATE 5:45 P.M. PST: Taylor’s group has launched a press release on the alleged incident. According to their model of occasions, “Two individuals were aggressively pushing their way towards Taylor, grabbing at her security personnel, and threatening to throw a female staff member into the water.” Oof. Sounds scary.


Scott Swift is being accused of assaulting a paparazzo after his daughter’s ultimate Eras Tour present in Sydney.

It’s being reported that on Tuesday Australian time, the 71-year-old patriarch and Taylor Swift had been out round 2:30 a.m. following her final live performance within the metropolis. They had been apparently at a ferry wharf in within the suburb of Neutral Bay when paparazzi swarmed the realm as the daddy/daughter duo exited the superyacht Quantum — which photogs say they travelled on from one other space within the metropolis.

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It was then, police report, that Ben McDonald claims he was allegedly struck by Scott within the left aspect of his face, alleging he was “charged” at by an agitated Poppa Swift, in response to DailyMail.com. The photog is the CEO of Matrix Media Group, and he defined the scenario to the outlet like this:

“In 23 years of taking pictures, I have never seen anything like it. He probably decided he needed to defend his daughter, for some reason. She got off the boat, she walked towards security guards who were shoving umbrellas in our faces, and then he charged.”

Footage from the alleged incident reveals Taylor and Scott strolling alongside the wharf with giant umbrellas making an attempt to dam them from view of the paparazzi.

Taylor Swift and her dad Scott

It was at this second the reporter began capturing pics of the pair, to which a safety guard warned him to not contact the umbrellas. Before you already know it there’s a rustling behind the umbrella and the safety guard shouts:

“It wasn’t me, it wasn’t me.”

And McDonald responded:

“Who was that?”

After this, he claims he instantly went to the police station in The Rocks to report the alleged incident. He says he didn’t require any medical consideration and doesn’t imagine his accidents might be long-lasting, however did add that his “chops” are “very sore” the place he was allegedly struck.

Tay’s reps have been contacted for remark, however up to now no phrase again. What do U take into consideration these claims, Perezcious readers?

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