September 22, 2023
‘A number of girls assaulted’ at Paramore live performance – Leisure Information

A number of assaults at live performance

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Paramore have confirmed a person “bodily and verbally assaulted a number of girls” at their Salt Lake Metropolis live performance.

Hayley Williams and co have been unaware of the alleged incidents whereas on stage at The Nice Saltair in Utah on Oct. 4, because it all occurred out of their view.

The abusive man was restrained and escorted out of the venue by safety.

The band has apologized to those that have been sufferer to or witnessed the acts of “violence, homophobia and bigotry.”

Paramore mentioned that had they seen the assaults, the ‘Distress Enterprise’ hitmakers would have stopped the present instantly.

They wrote: “Ultimately night time’s present in SLC, we have been made conscious of an incident that occurred within the crowd whereas we have been on stage.

“A person bodily and verbally assaulted a number of girls, together with an engaged couple at our present. Our safety crew and venue employees have been made conscious and have been in a position to restrain and take away him.

“We didn’t realise this was occurring, because the incident happened out of view from stage. Had we seen any of this occurring, we might have stopped the present till the scenario was beneath management.

“PARAMORE DOES NOT CONDONE violence, homophobia, or bigotry of any sort. It’s supremely unwelcome in our group and has no place at our reveals. To the followers who have been harm by or who witnessed what occurred final night time, we’re so sorry. We hope that we are going to all the time do something we are able to to guard you and make you’re feeling celebrated.

“To make issues as clear as attainable: Paramore reveals are supposed to be a secure place for individuals. In the event you can’t respect that don’t come.”

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