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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The Oasis frontman posted an outdated slur in a tweet about football violence.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 | Updated 16 June 2016

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But now, he's offered something of an apology, though he doesn't make direct reference to the fact he used an outdated, homophobic slur: 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