Maggie Rogers calls out sexist male crowd member after being harassed on stage

“I was stunned. Furious. Fuming. Confused.”

October 21, 2019
Maggie Rogers calls out sexist male crowd member after being harassed on stage Olivia Bee

On Saturday night, October 19, Maggie Rogers was on stage at Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas on the penultimte show of her Heard It in a Past Life tour. The following day she shared a statement detailing her anger and hurt at being the victim of verbl harassment from a member of the audience at the show.

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Rogers claims in the statement that a male crowd member told her "take your top off" as she was adressing the room prior to performing her hit "Alaska." Another man allegedly joined in, saying "you cute though" to her.

“I was stunned. Furious. Fuming. Confused,” Rogers wrote in a message shared across her social media. “And also—on a really basic level—it really hurt my feelings.” She added: “I want to use this moment to be very very clear. There is no space for harassment or disrespect or degradation of any kind at my show.”

The FADER has reached out to the venue for comment. Read Rogers' full statement below:

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Maggie Rogers calls out sexist male crowd member after being harassed on stage