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Meisha Tate Says Conor McGregor Screwed Up in Phone Incident With Fan

March 14, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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– Meisha Tate has some definite opinions about Conor McGregor’s reported robbery of a fan’s phone for taking a picture of him. Tate spoke with MMA Tonight about the incident, with highlights below per MMAjunkie:

On fans taking photos of fighters without asking permission: “It’s not breaking the law, and it’s not illegal. It’s annoying, but it’s not crossing the line.”

On McGregor destroying the fan’s phone and walking away with it: “He is a megastar. He has made himself into one of the most recognizable faces … and he’s making millions and millions and millions of dollars. He’s created that. So, what I think is that this fan was out of line. He was disrespectful and probably should’ve had a little more common sense to respect the space of Conor. With that being said, I guarantee you that guy’s bought every single one of Conor McGregor’s pay-per-views. So figure it out, Conor. Do you appreciate your fans, all of them, the ones that are making you rich, or not? Blow the guy off. That’s kind of what you have to do. It’s the price of fame.”

On celebrities that escalate situations like that: “It’s not helping anything, and it’s the unfortunate thing that I think megastars and super famous people have to learn to put up with. And Conor’s no exception. You cannot take a person’s phone and smash it.”