Entertainment reporter in Lisbon
The reaction in the press room as someone tore on stage and ripped the microphone out of SuRie's was one of shock and disbelief.
The stage invader is thought to have said something like: “For the Nazis of the UK media, we demand freedom."
It left the British performer without a mic for around 20 seconds, before it was replaced.
She gamely carried on as the crowds in the stadium and the press room stood up to encourage and cheer her on. SuRie was visibly shaken at the end of the performance.