Scooter Braun is reportedly dissatisfied with the way Big Machine Label Group founder Scott Borchetta is handling his ongoing disagreement with Taylor Swift.
On Thursday (November 14, 2019), the Shake It Off hitmaker claimed Braun and Borchetta, her former record label boss who sold Taylor’s masters to the executive, blocked her from performing her old hits on TV, including at next week’s American Music Awards, as well as in a new Netflix documentary about her life.
The music moguls have insisted Swift’s allegations are based on “false information”, making it clear they “do not have the right to keep her from performing live anywhere” – but a representative for the singer blasted the claims and fans and stars alike have backed Swift, voicing their support on social media and starting a petition.
However, according to an industry insider the music producer is “frustrated” with how Borchetta is managing the situation, which he apparently fears is tarnishing his name.
“Scooter is frustrated because his name is being dragged in the mud,” a source told E! News. “He doesn’t run Big Machine or have operational control of the company. He hasn’t taken part in these negotiations…This fight with Taylor is not something Scooter agrees with.”
Following Swift’s allegations, it was reported Big Machine bosses were forced to shut down their offices early on Friday, due to direct and hostile death threats being made to employees of the company, with fans apparently going to extremes to leak personal contact information and addresses of company staff.