Yungblud responds to a fan who accuses him of miming his guitar playing: “You are a bully who wants a little ounce of attention”

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UK singer-songwriter Yungblud has taken to Twitter to respond to accusations that he was miming playing his guitar during a recent performance.

The accusations arose when a Twitter user shared a TikTok video in which the artist appeared to remove his guitar before completing a solo, claiming: “[The] guitar's not even plugged in for fuck's sake." 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.