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Morrissey Rushed Off Stage at Copley Concert

Everything was going fine until this charming man rushed past security and directly at Morrissey

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    Morrissey Rushed Off Stage at Copley Concert
    Fatima Kelley
    Morrissey headlined Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall on Saturday, Nov. 10.

    You'd think a concert at Copley Symphony Hall would be rather dignified. You know, a real classy affair. Well, not when Morrissey's in town.

    On Saturday, the ex-frontman of the Smiths played Jacobs Music Center's Copley Symphony Hall -- yes, he actually showed up -- and everything seemed to be going fine until this charming man decided to rush past distracted security guards, onto the music center stage and directly toward Morrissey. 

    Here's the thing: The guy actually got to Morrissey. It's unclear from the video whether he struck the singer in the face or whether he just wanted to give his idol a bear hug, but given the fact that the Pope of Mope has canceled more than 120 concerts since 2012, I'm sure there are more than a few people who would like to have a word with him. 

    This wasn't an XXXTentacion vs. Rob Stone Observatory North Park brawl or anything, but for Copley Symphony Hall this was like an action movie. For Morrissey's team -- namely, manager Peter Katsis -- this was just a passionate display of fandom

    Morrissey Fans Storm the Stage at Copley Concert

    [DGO] Morrissey Fans Storm the Stage at Copley Concert

    The ex-frontman for the Smiths played Jacobs Music Center at Copley Symphony Hall Saturday. During the concert, fans tried to get close to the singer, which resulted in security rushing Morrissey off the stage.

    (Published Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018)

    The Moz has a couple of weeks to put this incident behind him before heading down to Mexico and South America. Then again, he also has a couple of weeks to arrange some show cancellations. 

    Rutger Ansley Rosenborg has been an Associate Editor at NBC SoundDiego since 2016. Find out more here, or contact him here.