News Morrissey Blasts Media over Reports of Onstage "Attack"

Joann Johnston
November 13, 2018

During a San Diego concert over the weekend, a group of concert-goers rushed the stage and supposedly punched Morrissey in the face.

Despite what the singer's management wrote, Morrissey did not return to the stage at the San Diego show after the onstage incident, while the apparent stage invader was removed in a chokehold by security.

Regardless, what a awful event!

According to TMZ, Morrissey usually does a meet and greet with fans after his gigs, however, following his show in San Diego the singer left the venue without any interaction.

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English New Wave icon Morrissey has pushed back against media reports that he was attacked during a performance, claiming it wasn't an attack at all.

We don't know if Morrissey was injured during the attack.

Aggressive fan rushed to Morrissey when he sang the famous song Every Day Is Like Sunday.

Later the representative of the musician, commenting on the event said: "Fans just doing what they have been doing for 30 years". He claimed that "nobody tried to punch" the singer but did suggest the fan in question was "certainly more aggressive in reaching out for him than most, so security had to do their job and subdue the fan". "In the end, no one was hurt, and no one was arrested". I was honoured and grateful for such an excited and loving response.

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