Fifth Harmony has released a statement defending their security team after an incident happened with a fan at their hotel in Brazil.
“We have been really busy working and making sure that you guys have as amazing of an experience with us as possible,” the statement released on Twitter began. “But we feel like sometimes you guys forget that there are only 5 of us versus the hundreds of you.”
“Our security team is set up and in place to protect us and out privacy when people go beyond normal boundaries. We’ve seen all over Twitter outrage over one of our security guards attacking and trying to inappropriately touch one of our fans and we wanted to put out a statement calling out this lie,” the statement continued. “We were there. The girl tried to come to Lauren and Dinah‘s doors and the security we hired were with us speaking to us and making sure we were safe. We saw this girl lie to them about where she was staying and where her actual room was, tell them to ‘shut the f*** up and stop talking’ and then proceed to try and lunge towards Lauren‘s room so she could get a note to her.”
“The security guards who ushered her away and made sure she didn’t follow through were doing their jobs of protecting us,” the group added. “Especially in light of recent events like the shooting, we can’t ever be too safe with our personal space and protection. The security guard did nothing but try to make sure the girl went back down the stairs to where she was actually staying. She combated and fought to break free of their directing her and in the process was shouting that they were touching her and trying to take her clothes off.”
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