5 Seconds of Summer sparks outrage with naked shoot

Australian band comes under fire after its members posed naked on Rolling Stone cover

IANS December 27, 2015

Australian pop punk band 5 Seconds of Summer have come under fire after its members posed naked for a magazine cover.

The band's members -- Luke Hemmings, Calum Hood, Ashton Irwin, and Michael Clifford -- posed for the January issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

However, fans have been left reeling due to the content of the band's interview in the issue. Many of their followers branded them "disgusting" for comments made about sleeping with fans while others suggested it can’t be true due to it’s shocking nature, reports mirror.co.uk.


Madonna goes to court to force son to return for holidays

Confused fans took to Twitter to question the interview.


Adele leads global music industry hopes

One wrote: “Sitting here and wondering what 5SOS' publicists were thinking when they approved this Rolling Stones feature.”

We will not bend to fear: Madonna says of Paris attacks
Others suggested it has been taken out of context, adding: “Why do I feel like the whole 5SOS Rolling Stones article was taken way out of context and no one will confirm it for us.”

While others just hope the whole thing is fake.

“I really really hope that Rolling Stones article is fake BC if not then the reality of 5sos being nice guys is dead for real," wrote a user.

Where the members haven't responded directly to the controversy as yet, guitarist Michael took to Twitter to express that their fans are the reason the band exists.


Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ


Most Read