Taylor Swift breaks silence following Ticketmaster debacle

Taylor Swift poses for photographers upon arrival at the European MTV Awards 2022 in...
Taylor Swift poses for photographers upon arrival at the European MTV Awards 2022 in Dusseldorf, Germany, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022.(Martin Meissner | AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Published: Nov. 18, 2022 at 12:12 PM CST
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Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - Taylor Swift has issued a statement following mounting frustrations from fans hoping to buy tickets to her upcoming stadium tour.

Ticketmaster canceled Friday’s planned sale to the general public because they didn’t have enough tickets. Earlier in the week, a presale event crashed the site and left many who had pre-registered without tickets.

Ticketmaster said in a statement that a “staggering” number of bot attacks, as well as fans that didn’t have invite codes, slowed down their website. They also said more than 2 million tickets were sold on November 15th for Swift’s shows, the most tickets ever sold for an artist in a single day.

Swift posted to her Instagram story the following statement on Friday: