Mumford & Sons’ Winston Marshall Is Criticized After Supporting Far-Right Journalist

Winston Marshall. Photograph: Dena Flows.

On lately, Winston marshall of Mumford & Sons sparked an argument because of a publish he constituted of his Twitter. It seems that the musician from the London band congratulated conservative journalist Andy Ngo for his guide in opposition to Antifa, a left-wing anti-fascist motion.

Ngo rose to fame in 2019 after being attacked at a “Proud Boys” rally. On the time, he claimed {that a} milkshake thrown at him by Antifa activists had moist cement and has since been referred to as a right-wing provocateur.

The 33-year-old guitarist shared a photograph of stated textual content titled Unmasked: Inside Antifa’s Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy the quilt includes a advice from Tucker Carlson, a controversial Fox Information host. The message Marshall posted on Saturday March 6 (after which deleted the following day) learn: “Congratulations @MrAndyNgo. I lastly had time to learn your essential guide. You’re a courageous man.”

Tweet from Winston Marshall. Photograph: Twitter.

After the publication, Marshall was showered with every kind of messages of help and repudiation. After all, many of the group’s followers expressed their disappointment once they realized his obvious political tendencies in favor of authoritarian regimes. Nevertheless, this isn’t the primary time that the band has discovered itself on the heart of controversy for these sorts of causes.

In 2018, the members of Mumford & Sons posed for a photograph in a music studio alongside Canadian professor and YouTube star Jordan Peterson, who is understood for talking out in opposition to LGBT and feminist actions by making statements wherein he says issues like: “I don’t acknowledge the appropriate of one other particular person to find out which pronouns I exploit to consult with them.”

To date, neither Winston nor his venture companions have commented on the aforementioned tweet. It’s to be anticipated that they don’t need to delve into this scandal and that’s the reason they’ve determined that it was finest to delete the publish.

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