Liam Gallagher Apologies After Backlash Over ‘Homophobic’ Tweet, In Wake Of Orlando Shootings

The Oasis frontman posted an outdated slur in a tweet about football violence.

16/06/2016 08:48 BST | Updated 16/06/2016 12:23 BST

Liam Gallagher has apologised for "upsetting people" with his recent tweet about the Euro 2016 Championships.

The Oasis frontman shared his thoughts on the violence between so-called 'Russian ultras' and English fans in France, and his choice of words has understandably left many unimpressed:

“Russian hooligans skintight shorts bumbags batty boy muscles ha ha I'd be more worried bout getting me arse pinched LG X [sic],” he wrote. Yes, seriously.

This is what he posted in 2016, just days after America’s deadliest mass shooting took place at a gay club in Orlando.

But now, he's offered something of an apology, though he doesn't make direct reference to the fact he used an outdated, homophobic slur: 

Following his first post, it didn’t take long for the replies to roll in:

Perhaps mull over your wording for a little longer next time, Liam? Just a thought. 

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