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Morrissey Wanted To “Get Rid Of” Obsessed Superfan, Claims Former Morrissey Bodyguard

Morrissey-2013-Concert-Review-Mondavi-Center-Music-March-4-Set-List-The-Smiths-025English singer Morrissey is “unfortunately not homosexual” (LOL) and unfortunately violent toward his fans, claims a new lawsuit filed by the singer’s disgruntled former bodyguard.

In court papers obtained by TMZ, Bradley Steyn claims he was abruptly fired after declining to “hurt” or “get rid of” the deranged superfan who bum rushed the stage at Morrissey’s May show in San Jose to “attack” the singer.

According to TMZ, Morrissey’s “assailant” has been a thorn in his side for quite some time, publishing “invasive” stories about the singer’s personal life on his notorious Morrissey fan blog.

As you can see in a video of the incident below, Morrissey more or less welcomed crowd-surfing fans onto stage for hugs during the show in question. A great and incredibly sound idea for famous musicians who wish not to be assaulted.

After the show, Steyn alleges that the vegan, peace-loving member of PETA perhaps wanted the fan killed (because honestly, how many different ways can you interpret someone asking to “get rid of” a person whose home address they have obtained?):

Steyn claims in the suit Morrissey asked if there was a way the fan “could get hurt.”

Steyn claims right in front of Morrissey … the tour manager asked if the fan “could be gotten rid of.” Then they discussed how to get the fan’s home address.

Steyn says in the suit he rejected the overture … and got fired the next day.

Morrissey called the allegations “a vexatious lie” and says the matter is “in the hands of the LAPD.”

By:           Queerty Editor
On:           Jul 31, 2014
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  • 7 Comments
    • DB75
      DB75

      I love Morrissey, but honestly – he can be a jerk sometimes. He just needs to stop hiding and just come out already. The whole asexual act is so 1985.

      Jul 31, 2014 at 2:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • FondlyPressed
      FondlyPressed

      Sorry, but you’ve somehow managed to get this story COMPLETELY wrong. Steyn is not claiming that he was asked to “hurt” or “get rid of” the fan(s) who rushed the stage in San Jose. The San Jose performance has ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with this story, other than that it led to additional security personnel, including Steyn, to be hired. It was at a subsequent show in another city that the alleged incident took place. The person Steyn claims he was asked to harm is not an “obsessed superfan” who rushed the stage, but the webmaster of a Morrissey fan site, morrissey-solo.com.

      All of this information is in the TMZ article you sourced, so I don’t know how you managed to get it all so totally backwards, but I suggest making the appropriate corrections.

      Jul 31, 2014 at 4:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • 1EqualityUSA
      1EqualityUSA

      Grind him up, make snausages, serve him in a Grand Slam bre’fast! That show the webmaster…

      Jul 31, 2014 at 6:28 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Desert Boy
      Desert Boy

      Morrissey? Who is Morrissey?

      Jul 31, 2014 at 8:47 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • heatstroke1981
      heatstroke1981

      I was an Entertainment Sales Manager at a hotel, booking bands and theatrical shows, that he was to stay in 2 years ago in Omaha Nebraska. His rider was insane. I waited until the day he arrived to buy any of his requests, knowing that he cancels all the time. Low and behold, a family member got sick…….cough cough

      Aug 1, 2014 at 4:13 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • lykeitiz
      lykeitiz

      @heatstroke1981: Oh c’mon….you started it…..don’t be a tease! What was in the rider??

      Aug 1, 2014 at 10:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ben Dover
      Ben Dover

      @Desert Boy: Morrissey has been in a bad mood ever since he got ousted as president of Egypt… oh that was MORSI? …. Never mind.

      Aug 2, 2014 at 10:08 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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