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The Who frontman, 75, whose band was once a byword for youthful rebellion and onstage chaos, went potty at fans

Roger Daltrey, 75, goes potty at fans smoking cannabis at New York gig

‘I’m totally allergic to it. F**k you!’ Bizarre moment Who rocker Roger Daltrey, 75, goes potty at fans smoking cannabis at NYC gig

  • Roger Daltrey halted a gig in New York City to reprimand fans smoking cannabis
  • The Who rocker, 75, told revelers: ‘You f****d my night, I’m totally allergic’
  • His outburst came during The Who’s 25-date Moving On! tour of North America
  • Daltrey was joined onstage by the only surviving original member of the band
  • Four years ago, on the band’s 50th anniversary tour, he threatened to walk off stage at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island when fans began smoking joints 

Geriatric rocker Roger Daltrey halted a gig at Madison Square Gardens on Monday to reprimand fans smoking cannabis in the crowd – telling revelers ‘you f****d my night, I’m allergic.’

The Who frontman, 75, whose band was once a byword for youthful rebellion and onstage chaos, went potty at fans ‘puffing grass’ during the New York City concert complaining that the smoke affects his vocals.

The Pinball Wizard singer addressed the crowd and said: ‘All the ones smoking grass down in the front there, I’m totally allergic to it… I’m not kidding. Whoever it is down there, you f****d my night. I’m allergic to that s*** and my voice just goes.’ 

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The Who frontman, 75, whose band was once a byword for youthful rebellion and onstage chaos, went potty at fans ‘puffing grass’ during the New York City concert complaining that the smoke affects his vocals

Daltrey’s outburst came during The Who’s 25-date Moving On! tour of North America.

The Who were formed in 1964 in London by Daltrey along with Pete Townsend, John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon. 

Daltrey was joined onstage by the only surviving original member of the band, Townsend, 73, who is famous for his lifelong use the Les Paul guitars.

They were supported by a 48-piece orchestra and will play Wembley Stadium in July following their North America tour. 

It is not the first time Daltrey has taken issue with marijuana-puffing fans. 

Four years ago, on the band’s 50th anniversary tour, he threatened to walk off stage at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, New York when fans began smoking joints.

Daltrey's outburst came during The Who¿s 25-date Moving On! tour of North America

Daltrey’s outburst came during The Who’s 25-date Moving On! tour of North America

Last year Daltrey revealed that his dislike of with cannabis has been a lifelong issues (1974)

Last year Daltrey revealed that his dislike of with cannabis has been a lifelong issues (1974)

Last year Daltrey revealed that his dislike of with cannabis has been a lifelong issues.

Describing his heydey, he said: ‘I was boring… I had to be so I could keep the others in line. 

‘You try getting three people on acid from the Monterey Pop Festival all the way to London!’

‘I was the one that didn’t take the acid. All I ever did was pot. None of it used to agree with me.

‘It used to affect my singing, and all I ever wanted to be was a good singer. I was f****** boring.’

Daltrey made the admission as he discussed his new book Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite, an autobiography that see’s him reflect on his life and musical career. 

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