Gareth Gates: "Bands Like Young Fathers Offend Me"

29 June 2015, 13:53 | Updated: 29 June 2015, 15:45

Young Fathers

The Pop Idol runner up Tweeted that he wasn't happy with the Scottish band's performance. Twitter replied in the way you might expect.

Gareth Gates found himself in Twitter's brutal firing line on Saturday after saying he thought Barclaycard Mercury Prize winners Young Fathers were "shit."

The popstar, whose last album came out in 2007, said "Watching Glastonbury...Bands Like Young Fathers offend me. Is this talent? Is this musicianship? No. It's shit."

You can read the Tweet below.