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Kacey Musgraves shuts down audience's 'shoey' request

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While most fans leave no stone unturned to shower their favourite celebrities with love, some fans request stars to perform bizarre things at a show. Something similar happened to at a recent concert.

The put her foot down when the crowd tried to make her do a shot out of a fan's shoe, reported

The 'Golden Hour' was performing a concert at the Enmore Theater in Sydney, when someone in the audience suggested the star to do a "shoey", a local Australian tradition where the participant drinks down a beer from someone else's shoe.

Reportedly, the crowd started chanting urging the to do a "shoey" and one from the audience even presented their own cowboy boot for the bizarre deed.

initially tried to laugh off the request and said "No way," calling it "disgusting." The crowd then suggested her using a shoe from a band member of her choice.

The 30-year-old singer showed off her heels and responded, "Well, newsflash, that wouldn't work for me."

The crowd continued to shout at her and she asked, "Do you think I'm going to do that out of your shoe?"

Even as the fans cheered 'yes,' winner shut them down by saying, "I'm not f---ing drinking out of your shoe."

responded to the audience members, saying "You could have athlete's foot or something. I don't need that right now."

The singer was correct to be concerned. A study conducted by Western University's (WSU) School of revealed that doing a "shoey" can result in a staph infection, reported People.

Some fans were embarrassed that the crowd tried to pressure Musgraves into the tradition. Many people vented their displeasure on

A user wrote, "I can't believe we, as an audience, almost bullied Musgraves into doing a shoey on stage tonight. Oh what a world, indeed."

Another disappointed by the request, wrote, "don't you dare think you can demand Musgraves to do a shoey!!! that behaviour is tacky and not cute at the same time."

"im so proud of kacey for not doing the shoey," another tweeted.

Expressing her disappointment, a user tweeted, "I thought kacey musgraves was a shoey free safe space... I was wrong."

However, one fellow superstar Post Malone was happy to take a swig out of a shoe. Malone did a "shoey" during his concert in January 2018.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 17:39 IST
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