Morrissey's Band Wear 'We Hate William And Kate' T-Shirts

07/03/2012 11:40 | Updated 08 March 2012
  • Dina Rickman Dina Rickman is an assistant editor at The Huffington Post UK

Morrissey's big mouth has struck again, ramping up his rhetoric on the Falklands while his band sported anti-monarchy T-shirts on stage.

The 52-year-old Queen is Dead singer's band took to the stage wearing T-shirts with the bold slogan "We hate William and Kate", featuring a picture of Kate Middleton and Prince William on their wedding day.

Morrissey told thousands of fans at a gig in Argentina that the disputed Islands belonged to South American nation: “It is the government that decides," he told the crowd.

“The [British] government, the governments, never listen to the people, to their pain.”

While the T-shirts provoked outrage in some quarters, others thought the episode was amusing.

(Flickr photo by Facundo Gaisler/Gigriders.)

It's not the first time the former Smiths frontman has caused controversy over the Islands this month. Earlier in March the singer added his name to the growing list of celebrities who have said the contested Falkland Islands should belong to Argentina.

"You know of course the Malvinas Islands, everybody knows they belong to Argentina," Morrissey told an Argentinian crowd.

The singer's comments, which come as the 30th anniversary of the conflict nears, were captured in a video posted on YouTube on Friday, which claim to show him speaking during a performance in the city of Cordoba on Thursday evening.

To applause from the crowd he added: "So please do not blame the British people, we know the islands belong to you."

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