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On the anniversary of Taylor Swift's lawsuit win, fans plan a tribute for Tampa tour stop

Taylor Swift performed during her concert on Saturday October 31, 2015 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]
Taylor Swift performed during her concert on Saturday October 31, 2015 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. [MONICA HERNDON | Times]
Published Aug. 14, 2018

It's finally Taylor Swift Day. The pop singer will descend upon Raymond James Stadium for the Tampa stop of her Reputation Tour tonight.

But the date also marks another important event: It's the one year anniversary of the daySwift won $1 in a court battle against the DJ who groped her.

To refresh your memory, the legal battle started back in 2013 after Denver radio host David Mueller reached up Swift's skirt to grab her butt during a meet-and-greet. After her team informed the station of Mueller's behavior, he lost his job.

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The DJ tried to sue Swift for $3 million in damages, but was unsuccessful. In Swift's countersuit she requested just $1, signaling that her goal was not to earn money, but rather justice for women. She gained national attention for speaking out against sexual assault during the trial, which came just a few months before the #MeToo movement ignited worldwide.

In honor of all this, Swifties have been posting plans on social media for a special tribute during the Tampa tour stop. Fans are encouraged to hold up a single dollar (just like the singer's spoils of war) as she performs Long Live and New Year's Day.

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If you're going to the show and want to participate, plan on bringing some singles. Bonus points if you illuminate the bill using your phone flashlight so that Swift can see.

#repTourTampa goers

This show will be the 1 year milestone that Taylor won her sexual assault case. When Taylor performs Long Live/New Year's Day please bring a dollar bill and hold it up (possibly with your phone light on it to illuminate it.) #repTourTampaProject

HOW DID I NOT REALIZE THIS! I'm looking forward to this show even more now, and I will proudly hold up a dollar in solidarity for Taylor, if you're going to the Tampa show please RT this, even if you aren't, please RT to spread this around as much possible. #repTourTampa


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