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Taylor Swift's father with assault allegations

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS Taylor Swift performs at Accor Stadium on February 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/TAS24/[SOURCE] for TAS Rights Management)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO BOOK COVERS Taylor Swift performs at Accor Stadium on February 23, 2024 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Don Arnold/TAS24/[SOURCE] for TAS Rights Management)
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10:16 AM EST, February 27, 2024

In the midst of a packed schedule, Taylor Swift is on her "The Eras Tour," which began in March 2023 and is slated to conclude on December 8, 2024. The tour, ambitious in scope, aims to span five continents and includes over 130 concerts.

However, the tour has been overshadowed by controversy. After shows in Australia, Taylor’s father became embroiled in a significant scandal. He is accused of assaulting a photographer.

Did Taylor Swift's father assault a photographer?

The incident allegedly took place on a ferry wharf along Sydney's northern coast. Page Six reports that during a yacht party hosted by Taylor, her father is accused of attacking Australian photographer Ben McDonald, 51, by hitting him in the face without any apparent provocation.

However, Taylor’s representatives present a different narrative, suggesting that the altercation occurred after two individuals aggressively approached the singer, prompting the 71-year-old’s response.

As it stands, the impact of this event on Taylor's upcoming shows remains uncertain. Scott Swift, who is often seen at his daughter’s concerts engaging with fans, is now under police investigation for the assault.

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