Anyone who has seen Madonna in concert before knows that she often treats her stage performances as suggestions, not promises.
This is certainly the case on her ongoing Celebration Tour, where on some dates the Queen of Pop takes the stage as late as two hours after the designated start time.
It has now been reported that two Madonna fans have now taken action against the singer after attending her show at New York City’s Barclay Center last month.
Although the concert was advertised as starting at 8:30 p.m., it actually didn’t start until 10:45 p.m., meaning the two fans didn’t leave the venue until around 1 a.m. on a weekday.
Therefore, they said in legal documents filed on Wednesday that they are “stranded in the middle of the night” and must grapple with “limited public transportation, limited ride sharing, and/or rising costs of public and private transportation. ”Madonna and Bob The Drag Queen on stage together in London
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“In addition, many ticket holders who attend concerts on weeknights must wake up early to go to work and/or attend to family responsibilities the next day,” the plaintiffs said in their lawsuit (via NBC News).
The two added that they had “truly suffered” because of Madonna’s delay, including “annoyance, abuse, time, frustration and anger”.
Madonna, Live Nation, and the Barclays Center location were all named in the lawsuit, and were accused of “false (…) fraudulent advertising” because Madonna was late for her commercial start time.
Talk News Uk has contacted Madonna’s representatives for comment.
According to The Guardian, Madonna previously faced two separate, similar lawsuits over delays to her Madame