Mom sells Katy Perry tickets on Facebook as punishment

A North Dakota mom decided to teach her teenager a lesson by selling her favorite singer

FILE - This July 28, 2013 file photo shows singer Katy Perry at the world premiere of "The Smurfs 2" in Los Angeles. MTV announced Monday, Aug. 12, that will perform her newly released single "Roar," during the 2013 "MTV Video Music Awards." The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards will air live on Aug. 25, at 9:00 p.m. EST. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Fargo, N.D. (WDAY) -- A North Dakota mom decided to teach her teenager a lesson by selling her favorite singer's concert tickets online in Fargo.

Cindy Bjerke was all set to take her 18-year old daughter to see Katy Perry in Fargo, until she says her teen started to act "bratty". Cindy says her daughter's behavior was unacceptable and thought she didn't deserve to have the tickets, so she decided to sell the Row G tickets on Facebook.

The Facebook posting read that her daughter is a "spoiled brat" and doesn't deserve to attend the Katy Perry show.

Bjerke discounted the 110-dollar set of tickets to 90 dollars. The tickets sold within five minutes.

Many commenters liked the post and applauded Cindy's disciplinary skills, but there were a number of people who commented who criticized the posting saying that the punishment was personal and shouldn't have been handled publicly.

Bjerke said she never meant to embarrass her daughter. She just wanted to teach her teen a lesson.

The page administrators deleted the post claiming the volume of comments and attention the post received distracted from the purpose of the page.


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