November 29, 2022

Oh no, he didn’t! Nikki Sixx dared to insult the mighty Taylor Swift, and he has been met with a swift response from followers.

Over the weekend, the Mötley Crüe bassist tweeted, “Is it simply me or does Taylor Swift at all times appears [sic] likes she’s whining about one thing new every-time she’s gonna drop an album? #WorIsMeMarketing [sic].” (He seemingly meant @WoeIsMeMarketing because the hashtag.)

It might seem that Sixx is referencing the large fuss over the Ticketmaster debacle that left thousands and thousands of Swifties spending hours on-line, solely to seek out themselves with out tickets to her upcoming 2023 tour. In a press release, Swift wrote, “It’s really superb that 2.4 million individuals acquired tickets, however it actually pisses me off that quite a lot of them really feel like they went via a number of bear assaults to get them.” Ticketmaster later apologized.

The wrath of Swifties and plenty of of Mötley Crüe’s personal followers quickly adopted, with responses equivalent to, “Is it simply me or does Motley Crue appear extra like a band stuffed with washed up outdated males who ought to’ve retired a long time in the past and now u wish to whine about most likely the most important artist within the modern-day? LOL you’re a JOKE.”

And this one: “Whining or standing up for herself? I feel all the most important artist within the live performance biz ought to step up and assist repair the issues with Ticketmaster. If stay music retains going this manner, followers will begin spending their cash else the place. It’s getting out of hand. Take a look at the film biz.”

One other posted a photograph of Sixx posing with Swift at an awards gala, writing, “You’re so pretend for this.”

A couple of responses even accused Sixx of misogyny by attaching the phrase “whining” to Swift, with one studying, “Wow!! As a fan of each you and Taylor I’m dissatisfied in you. What a misogynistic, uninformed remark. And yea it’s simply you!!!

Taylor Swift’s North American “Eras” tour” kicks off in mid-March and runs via early August. Mötley Crüe, in the meantime, are taking their co-headlining tour with Def Leppard abroad in 2023, with dates launching in February.

See Nikki Sixx’s tweet and the aforementioned responses under.

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