Halsey Paid A Fan's Speeding Ticket Because They Were Listening To Her Song While Driving And Now Everyone Is Making Jokes


    In case you missed it, last week Halsey released her new single, "Nightmare". It's honestly a whole anthem, and it came with a music video that left me wanting to fight (like, in a good way).

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    Well, apparently I'm not the only one, because on Tuesday, a fan tweeted that they had been given a speeding ticket for the first time ever while driving and listening to the song.

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    "When asked why I was going 99 in a 70 I was ~dangerously~ close to admitting I was bangin out to Halsey's new song Nightmare," the fan wrote.

    Confession: Driving home from Penn State I got pulled over/given a ticket for the first time ever and when asked why I was going 99 in a 70 I was ~dangerously~ close to admitting I was bangin out to @halsey’s new song Nightmare🤷🏻‍♀️🙃

    Now, we can all agree that speeding is NOT OK. But Ms Halsey herself did reply to the tweet, offering to pay for the fan's ticket.

    What’s your Venmo. I’ll pay your ticket. DRIVE SAFELY PLEASE!!!! https://t.co/rZJxRXb7Nj

    Of course, the offer came with a reminder to always drive safely.

    And just over an hour later, the fan posted a screenshot of her Venmo account showing a transaction for $250 that apparently came from Halsey.

    So this happened and I’ve never been more grateful or felt less deserving😭😂😻❤️ @halsey you are unreal👊

    She also promised to keep blasting Halsey's music, but while driving more slowly.

    Plenty of people said Halsey was an angel for paying the ticket.

    @halsey you're the sweetest person ever 🥺

    But there were also many, many, many jokes.

    @halsey @360donnie5 i was listening to your music and ran up my credit card :(

    @halsey i didn’t get a speeding ticket but can you venmo me $100 just cause i’m hungry and want food

    Anyway, everyone remember to drive safely and stream "Nightmare" by Halsey!!! Bye!!!!!

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    Ellie Bate is a celebrity reporter and talent coordinator at BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

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