Social media users had been sharing an evenbrite link to the “America’s Comeback” tour, encouraging people to register even if they have no interest in what he has to say. Tickets for future events now cost $20 (£14).
The move was inspired by K-pop fans who disrupted Donald Trump’s Tulsa rally last year.
Farage has previously said that the purpose of his tour is to “inspire thousands of activists” in the wake of Joe Biden’s huge election victory.
In a promotional video he said: “Don’t get down, don’t get depressed, don’t get disillusioned, however bad Biden and the Democrats are.
If that wasn’t enough an artists drew a picture of him which has to be seen.
The plan has already got traction on social media, and was then picked up by Charlatans lead singer Tim Burgess, who shared a link to acquire tickets (which were free) and wrote “People are booking free tickets for Nigel Farage’s event and are planning not to show up.
“Please share the link to stop these irresponsible people spoiling a lovely evening.”
People are booking free tickets for Nigel Farage’s event and are planning not to show up— Tim Burgess (@Tim_Burgess) May 16, 2021
Please share the link to stop these irresponsible people spoiling a lovely evening https://t.co/NJIcElfzwE
Turns out 6 people were part of his entourage and actual number of attendees was 14 You reap what you sow
Turns out 6 people were part of his entourage and actual number of attendees was 14— Tim Burgess (@Tim_Burgess) May 18, 2021
You reap what you sowhttps://t.co/1ZbBVfjqeo
Burgess write: “2981 people registered for tickets for economic migrant Nigel Farage’s event at The Pittsburgh Marriott on Monday. Initially it was claimed that 21 people turned up, but they realised that 6 of those were part of his entourage. The final number of confirmed attendees was: 14.”
2981 people registered for tickets for economic migrant Nigel Farage’s event at The Pittsburgh Marriott on Monday. Initially it was claimed that 21 people turned up, but they realised that 6 of those were part of his entourage. The final number of confirmed attendees was: 14— Tim Burgess (@Tim_Burgess) May 18, 2021
he followed up with: “Time to give up the snake oil medicine show @nigel_farage.”
Time to give up the snake oil medicine show @nigel_farage— Tim Burgess (@Tim_Burgess) May 18, 2021
A lot of people booked tickets and some of them used rude names when making the reservation. Some would say this is very childish others would say it was funny, you can decide…
That would be naughty and I don’t approve. ?— Rev James Bissett (@Revinthenorth) May 16, 2021
And I’d like to point out that if you want to book tickets there’s a maximum of two per customer. So if you need more than that then you will need multiple email accounts.
I booked under Ray Cist.— S J Hammerschmidt ? #StopRacism ✋?♥️?? (@sjhammerschmidt) May 16, 2021
just booked 5 x 2 tickets. firstname.lastname@example.org will be in for a surprisr— TickTock (@BrexitClock) May 16, 2021
Tits Magee just secured a place ? pic.twitter.com/vBiVSMsaU7— Antony Gatley (@AntonyGatley) May 16, 2021
she’s get along with Ivor! ? pic.twitter.com/eiTMBnilqu— ☘️?Seán the Irish Manc ?☘️ (@DJseancurtisJNR) May 17, 2021
Booked, won’t see you there!— Alex (@lambofsod) May 16, 2021
I bought 56 tickets for me and my neighbours to attend.— Iain Crawford? (@icrawford17) May 18, 2021
We were planning a cracking day out but I forgot to book the flight tickets from Glasgow Prestwick?
I got two tickets but accidentally went to Pittsburg, Kansas. WHAT AM I LIKE?!?— Russell Horton (@russellhor) May 18, 2021
How is nobody making the charlatan joke? He’s a charlatan for pity’s sake. A charlatan. A CHARLATAN. Geddit?— Ed James ?? (@winjim113) May 18, 2021
Oh never mind…
Some may think it childish, but I personally thought it was a valuable use of time to register myself for the event as ‘Toad of Toad Hall’. ?— Stephen (@stephenQYD) May 18, 2021
Apparently he tried to crowdsurf. pic.twitter.com/EfmV1BpWTH— Paul Eldred (@pauleldred) May 18, 2021
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