Revered J-pop/metal band Babymetal have been mercilessly disrespected during their acceptance speech at the Kerrang! Awards in London, earning the disruptive Benji Webbe a great deal of hatred online from the band’s abundance of loyal followers.
The upset occurred as 18-year-old Suzuka Nakamoto began her acceptance speech for winning the “Best Live Band of 2016” award, with award presenter Benji Webbe – singer for Welsh band Skindred – deciding it was OK to constantly interrupt her (although many may well regard the event as vastly overblown):
Soon after his misdeeds, the singer then took to Twitter to deliver a “heartfelt” apology that many obsessed Babymetal fans have been finding difficult to accept:
A few of the comments that angered fans have sent in reply:
Despite the inconsiderate actions of the perhaps jealous has-been or never-was, Babymetal managed to handle the minor incident quite positively – something that could not be said of the band’s ravenous fans.