The 1975 frontman Matty Healy and Yungblud have traded blows on-line in latest days, with Healy impersonating Yungblud in a brand new video.
Final week, Healy acquired criticism on-line for his look on podcast The Adam Friedland Present.
On the present (by way of Tone Deaf), Healy mentioned how he believes Harry Types “will get a go” on criticism over alleged “queer-baiting,” and mentioned New York rapper Ice Spice‘s heritage – debating whether or not she has Hawaiian, Inuit or Chinese language heritage and impersonating the accents of these international locations and areas.
In a now-viral tweet showing to reference the podcast, Yungblud wrote: “Love listening to 3 privileged white dudes sit round and objectify a younger black feminine artist who’s blowing up. Welcome to your 30’s I assume.”
love listening to 3 privileged white dudes sit round and objectify a younger black feminine artist who’s blowing up. welcome to your 30’s i suppose …
— YUNGBLUD (@yungblud) February 11, 2023
After every week of not responding to the tweet, Healy then shared a video on his Instagram Tales on Sunday (February 19) of Yungblud smoking a cigarette and studying a ebook on stage, including: “I really feel a bit accountable and i’m actually sorry.”
In one other video, he then appeared to imitate Yungblud’s northern accent and impersonate the singer, saying: “You alright guys, I’m so fuckin’ indignant.
“Somebody’s blown themselves up within the Ukraine and eh we’re not gonna stand for that as a result of we’re the underrated youth fucking technology and that’s what we stand for,” he added, referencing Yungblud’s 2019 EP ‘The Underrated Youth’. The video was shot with a filter that noticed the phrase ’emo’ seem on every of Healy’s cheeks.
Nonetheless within the exaggerated voice, he added: “I don’t stand for stuff, I stand towards stuff… I simply stand towards stuff and it tends to be probably the most morally apparent stuff… fuck the patriarchy!”
Yungblud has but to reply to the video. NME has reached out to representatives for The 1975 and Yungblud for remark.
The 1975’s Matty Healy makes enjoyable of Yungblud in newly shared video.
Yungblud not too long ago condemned Healy’s questionable feedback about a number of racial and ethnic teams. pic.twitter.com/WRgj7Rjy8w
— Pop Crave (@PopCrave) February 19, 2023
In a latest interview with Rolling Stone, Yungblud talked about how he relates in a different way to the technology of artists together with The 1975 and Arctic Monkeys.
“They’re such a special technology to me,” he stated. “After they converse, they’re profound now. I don’t wish to be profound but, I wish to be on the fucking tarmac, on the bottom. I really like Matty [Healy] and I really like Alex [Turner] however I don’t relate to them as a lot as I used to. They’re older and it’s all very severe.”
Subsequent month, The 1975 will seem because the musical visitors for an upcoming episode of Saturday Night time Dwell, hosted by Wednesday star Jenna Ortega.
It should mark The 1975’s second look on the present, having carried out their songs ‘The Sound’ and ‘Love Me’ – from ‘I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Lovely But So Unaware of It’ – throughout an episode in 2016. Ortega, in the meantime, can be making her SNL debut.
Additionally named on SNL’s upcoming musical visitor roster is Jack White, who will carry out for a fifth time on the present on February 25 whereas actor Woody Harrelson hosts. The next week (March 4), Kansas Metropolis Chiefs’ Travis Kelce will share the SNL stage with musical visitor Kelsea Ballerini.
The 1975 will seem on SNL in assist of their 2022 album ‘Being Humorous In A Overseas Language’, which they’ll deliver to London’s Finsbury Park this summer time for an enormous present that includes Cigarettes After Intercourse, Bleachers, The Japanese Home and American Soccer.
Final week noticed Yungblud kick off his 2023 world area tour with an formidable new stage present in Cardiff. The UK leg of the world tour continues in Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield and London. See right here for tickets and extra data.
Yungblud was additionally among the many figures from the leisure world to pay tribute to murdered transgender lady, Brianna Ghey.