‘We run the Jedward account’: Kneecap reacts to tweets urging King to ‘hand again six counties’


Hip-hop group Kneecap have joked they’re “working” the Twitter account of pop duo Jedward after the singers urged King Charles III to “hand again” the six counties of Northern Eire.

he twins tweeted on Saturday: “King Charles ought to hand again the six Irish counties on his go to to Northern Eire – No conflict! Simply phrases! It’s time.”

They later stated: “Individuals in denial about Britain’s Imperialist previous must get a grip. Change is tough when your schooling is a censored model of historical past.”

Kneecap appeared to approve of the tweets and stated two of their members had been working Jedward’s account. They later informed the pair “go forward”. 

The hip-hop trio have turn into well-known for his or her anti-unionist rhetoric and controversial music prior to now.

Final month, they had been closely criticised for unveiling a mural depicting a burning PSNI Land Rover

In 2019, the west Belfast outfit defended their advert for an upcoming tour, which featured the then DUP chief Arlene Foster strapped to a rocket on high of a bonfire.

Earlier that 12 months, the group was additionally condemned for its “outrageous behaviour” after they led chants of “Get the Brits out now” on the Empire pub in south Belfast, which had been visited by now-Prince and Princess of Wales William and Kate a day earlier.

Earlier this week, former Corrie actor Charlie Lawson additionally responded to Jedward’s tweet. “Shut up y’pair of tw*ts!!” he stated. 


Charlie Lawson replies to Jedward.

His reply was met with each help and criticism with one consumer accusing Lawson of being a “snowflake” whereas others responded that his reply was “properly stated”.

The previous cleaning soap star was lately chosen to current the stay protection of the Twelfth of July marches together with former DUP chief and First Minister Dame Arlene Foster.

Lawson was additionally invited to gentle an Eleventh Night time bonfire in Co Fermanagh forward of this 12 months’s July 12 celebrations.

It was later confirmed his involvement in lighting the bonfire was being investigated by the Atmosphere Company over claims the pyre contained “waste”.



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