Wednesday 26 July 2017

Jedward claim refusal to BRITs after-party was a 'major set up'

Jedward at the Brits
Jedward at the Brits
Jedward turned away from the BRIT Awards Warner Music Group party in London. Picture: FameFlynet UK ©

Amy Mulvaney and Caitlin McBride

Jedward have claimed that their refusal to a BRITs after-party was a 'major set up.'

The 25-year-old singing twins were pictured being denied entry to the Warner Music CÎroc bash at Freemasons Hall in London's Covent Garden on Wednesday night, which saw A-listers Ed Sheeran and Doutzen Kroes in attendance.

But the pair didn't make the make the cut and were turned away when their names weren't on the list.

According to a source, the former X Factor contestants, who recently came second in Celebrity Big Brother, "were pleading with the doorman" to allow them entry and "looked absolutely gutted" when they were turned away for the final time, according to MailOnline.

Jedward turned away from the BRIT Awards Warner Music Group party in London. Picture:
FameFlynet UK ©
Jedward turned away from the BRIT Awards Warner Music Group party in London. Picture: FameFlynet UK ©

Taking to Instagram, the pair said that the refusal was "a major set up" and "major discrimination."

"Paul McCartney and us are more relatable than ever before and it feels great," begins the lengthy post.

"First of all we were asked to come to the Warner Party and have previously attended the Grammy Warner Party in LA twice. We were being polite and didn't want to be ungrateful and make the most of the night!

"We arrived and there was a frenzy of paparazzi taking pictures! We had a weird feeling about the whole party from the start! It was a major set up! It was all very calculated with the security team!

Jedward turned away from the BRIT Awards Warner Music Group party in London. Picture:
FameFlynet UK ©
Jedward turned away from the BRIT Awards Warner Music Group party in London. Picture: FameFlynet UK ©

"The security appeared and we were like what's going on we haven't even talked to the guest team! It was major discrimination and was weird that paparazzi were in place to capture the set up moment!"

They continued to say that they have never used their status to gain entry to an event, and they "will never again be used for a pre-planned celebrity bashing story."

"This is no reflection on Warner music who we have major respect and love for their artists who we had being hanging out with the day before! Just wanted to speak our mind and not be set up for a fail!

"We have never used the term 'do you know who I am?' We know that this has happened to legends like Paul McCartney! Guests from the party had seen us and came out to confront the security team and they couldn't understand what the problem was as we were told we were on the list! Never again will we be used for a pre planned celebrity bashing story!"

Jedward come 2nd after being evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother houseon February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
Jedward come 2nd after being evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother houseon February 3, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)

However, it wasn't all bad for the boys as they were pictured partying at the Universal Music Party alongside Ellie Goulding, Nicole Scherzinger and Katy Perry.

And they're in good company as their would-be party pal Ed Sheeran was also turned away from his own label's Grammy after-party for the fourth year in a row.

The musical pair, who hail from Lucan, Co Dublin, recently wrapped their second tour in the CBB house and lost out to Irish singer and Loose Women panellist Coleen Nolan.

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