Gwen Stefani is being sued by a fan named Lisa Stricklin. The woman claims the singer incited a stampede at a 2016 concert in North Carolina, causing her to break her leg.
Stefani urged lawn ticketholders to move forward into the reserved seating areas. The singer is quoted “Just fill in anywhere you like! Who cares about your lawn chairs? You can get new ones!”
“This announcement created a stampede rush of patrons from the lawn seating area through the reserved seating area and toward the front of the performance stage, ”
Stefani later acknowledged it was a mistake to encourage attendees to move closer, supposedly saying, “I got in so much trouble for telling you guys to come up here!”
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