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In Brief: Courtey Love Taken “Hostage” by Paris Taxi Drivers in Anti-Uber Protest

In Brief: Courtey Love Taken “Hostage” by Paris Taxi Drivers in Anti-Uber Protest
Jesse Tabit

American singer-songwriter Courtney Love was caught in the midst of a violent anti-Uber protest upon arriving in Paris Thursday morning, where an estimated 2,800 taxi drivers blocked traffic to the city’s airports and public transit stations. Love took to Twitter to express her terror as she drove away from the airport.

The French taxi drivers were protesting UberPOP, a version of U.S. ride-sharing service Uber, which gives travelers a cheaper alternative to cabs. Love was eventually able to escape the situation, tweeting:

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[Photo: Courtney Love via Twitter]

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