VIDEO: Shirley Manson stops fight at concert

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The singer took control of the situation and questioned people about their attitude.

The vocalist of Garbage broke up a fight in the middle of his presentation, taking control of the situation, Shirley Manson He asked for respect for his time and the audience, in addition to pointing out those responsible for the conflict. Find the full video here.

Garbage was at the beginning of his set at the festival KROQ, Almost Acoustic Christmas, when their vocalist asked to stop the concert. This was because she noticed that a fight was happening in the middle of the audience, the singer pointed to two people and asked them from the stage to stop.

Shirley Manson He spoke from the stage and criticized the attitude of the people involved: “I don’t know, ladies. I don’t know what the story is and frankly I don’t care (…) There is enough shit in the world, don’t we have enough of it without getting aggressive at a Christmas party?

After the public’s reaction, the singer asked security to find the people and resolve the conflict immediately, since they were taking time away from her presentation at the festival (which would only last 30 minutes).

In addition to stopping this fight, he asked that it not be repeated at other concerts and made sure that everything was fine with the rest of the audience.


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