Everyone’s all “Taylor Swift kicked a journalist off Hamilton Island, she thinks she owns the joint!”
I’m all, “Taylor Swift has taken 125 people on an amazing holiday to Hamilton Island’s fancy-pants Qualia resort, so why don’t you all just bugger off and let them enjoy it?”
This is best-boss behaviour and should be admired and exalted as the gold standard for bosses everywhere.
It’s been an epic year for Taylor Swift and her team. The 1989 tour has spanned continents and has been in progress for about six months now. It must be exhausting, especially for the 125 crew members — band, dancers, behind-the-scenes types, roadies — who don’t travel everywhere by private jet.
Swift posted a picture of herself and her team to Instagram, explaining how worthy of an excellent holiday her crew is.
“So stoked to be able to take my band and crew on a vacation at the end of a long and wonderful tour. For all their hard work this year, they really deserve it. Thank you to Hamilton Island for taking such great care of 125 of the people who work tirelessly to make sure the 1989 World Tour stage gets built, the lights are on, the costumes are made, the guitars are tuned, and the show goes on,” she wrote.
Sunrise correspondent Michelle Tapper said she’d been asked to leave Hamilton Island by Swift’s security team.