Prince Andrew’s claim he can’t sweat is again being called into question
While the Archbishop of Canterbury has urged Brits to be more “forgiving” of Prince Andrew in the aftermath of his sex abuse case, a song titled, ‘Prince Andrew Is A Sweaty N***e’, has been steadily climbing the UK charts with the hope it reaches number one in time for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
The Most Reverend Justin Welby caused a stir Wednesday after telling ITV that the British public needs to “step back a bit, he (Prince Andrew) is seeking to make amends and I think that’s a very good thing”.
While Prince Andrew’s accuser, Virginia Robert Giuffre has reportedly been banned from taking the shine off Liz’s party to celebrate 70-years on the throne, by speaking about him, a band called The Kunts, has not.
And, as it turns out, the British public is seemingly enjoying dragging Andrew’s name up the charts.
While Ed Sheeran has secured the number one spot with ‘2step (featuring Lil Baby)’ the win has been somewhat overshadowed by The Kunts. As of Wednesday, their song about the Prince, who claimed he could not sweat, was twelfth on the UK’s Official Trending Chart.
The K***s (@kuntandthegang) Prince Andrew Is A Sweaty N**** is one of the UK's top Trending singles ??
— Official Charts (@officialcharts) May 31, 2022
The tune, released under the label Radical Rudeness, has also cracked the top 10 in the iTunes charts, coming in at number nine, behind Lady Gaga’s Top Gun: The Maverick song, ‘Hold My Hand’ and before Sigrid and Bring Me The Horizon’s single, ‘Bad Life,’ from the album ‘How To Let Go’.
— Ian Wolf (@ianwolf) June 1, 2022
The Kunts royally-rude tune, questions why the ‘grand old Duke of York’ paid £12 million to ‘a girl he never met’ [Giuffre]. Giuffre accused the royal of sexually abusing and raping her on three separate occasions when she was 17 .
The chorus, keeps it simple, repeating the song title.
A later verse features a reference to the infamous Pizza Express alibi. Andrew claimed to be at the Woking franchise at a children’s birthday party with his daughter Beatrice, as opposed to allegedly being at convicted sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell‘s house having sex with Giuffre.
The song’s cover image shows a picture of a smiling and sweating Prince Andrew, alongside a banner with the British flag, one banner replaced with a slice of pizza.
— Kunt and the Gang (@kuntandthegang) May 31, 2022
The Kunts has actively promoted the song on Twitter where they suggest the Royals are trying to sweep the case “under the carpet so they can all enjoy a party” and are imploring the public to get behind it.
The song has even been remixed by one user and made into ’14 versions’ to help get it to second place.
The Prince Andrew song isn’t the only one the group has released ahead of the jubilee.
The group shared a “new National Anthem” with followers ahead of the four-day weekend. The main message was: “F**k the Jubilee.”
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