Here’s Everything There Is To Know About The Allegations That Taylor Swift’s Dad, Scott Swift, Hit A Photographer In The Face

The pap has refuted Taylor’s team’s claims by saying that Taylor was the only woman present when the alleged altercation occurred.

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Taylor Swift completed the Australian leg of her Eras world tour on Monday with her fourth and final show in Sydney.

Taylor Swift performing on stage in a fringed outfit with a microphone

However, Taylor’s experience Down Under has come to a bit of a dramatic end, with her father, Scott Swift, being accused of assaulting a paparazzo early Tuesday morning.

Taylor Swift and Scott Swift posing for a selfie

Longtime Swifties will be aware that Scott attends every one of Taylor’s concerts, traveling the globe with his daughter and her mom, Andrea Swift.

Taylor Swift in a patterned dress with Scott Swift wearing eyeglasses and a lanyard
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Scott can normally be found in the VIP tent of Taylor’s Eras shows, and often walks around the crowd to give excited fans Taylor Swift guitar picks.

Scott Swift walking while wearing a plaid shirt and khakis

However, things took a turn in the early hours of Tuesday morning local time, with photographer Ben McDonald accusing Scott of striking him in the face on a Sydney wharf after Taylor’s concert.

Taylor Swift in New York

A spokesperson for Taylor did not comment on the assault claims, but did issue a statement that reads: “Two individuals were aggressively pushing their way towards Taylor, grabbing at her security personnel, and threatening to throw a female staff member into the water."

Taylor Swift with umbrella concealing her face walking hand in hand with her dad Scott Swift

Taylor left the Crown Hotel in Barangaroo just before 11 a.m. local time on Tuesday before departing Australia in her private jet.

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