News

Taylor Swift holds group therapy for bullied fans

Taylor Swift holds group therapy for bullied fans

CLUB RED: Taylor Swift says she wants to help fans who have been bullied. Photo: Associated Press

Taylor Swift is helping fans deal with their personal problems by inviting them to discuss their issues with her at special group therapy sessions after her concerts.

The “Love Story” hitmaker, who was bullied when she was at school in Pennsylvania, has been picking concert-goers at random during her Red World Tour and bringing them backstage so they can discuss their worries with her.

PHOTOS: Taylor Swift’s Exes

Swift hopes the scheme will help bullied fans, telling Britain’s Top of the Pops magazine, “After the show we pick fans randomly and they’re brought backstage into this amazing tent called Club Red. I go in with about 35 to 40 fans and hear what’s going on in their lives.

“Whether someone’s picking on them at school or if someone had a party and invited every single girl in the class but them. It happened to me, and that’s why as an artist, you should try and help people one-on-one.”

Latest Stories

in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September

Fresh
netflix

A long holiday weekend is the perfect time to binge watch.

in Entertainment

Ed Skrein takes over driving seat in ‘The Transporter Refueled’

16-overlay5

Action thriller franchise "The Transporter" is back with a fourth installment and a new star, with British actor Ed Skrein stepping into the black suit of lead character, former special ops mercenary Frank Martin.

in Entertainment

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz

toys

The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".

in Music

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Beyoncé through the years

AP10020607842

The "Single Ladies" hitmaker celebrates her 34th birthday today.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 4

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.