“I’m afraid I wasn’t with all those freaks”: Jamiroquai addresses Capitol siege memes

Jay Kay adopted a faux American accent in a video where he discussed the pandemic and animal rights

07.01.21

Words by: Felicity Martin

Jay Kay of Jamiroquai has addressed the memes comparing him to a headgear-clad rioter who violently stormed the Capitol in Washington DC last night, leading to the death of four.

The 51-year-old posted a video, stating in a faux American accent: “Good morning world. Now some of you may be thinking you saw me in Washington last night but I’m afraid I wasn’t with all those freaks.”

The ‘Virtual Insanity’ singer captioned the video: ‘Good Morning Washington, loving the headgear, but not sure that’s my crowd. Stay safe everyone, J xxx’,

Before wishing everyone a Happy New Year and thanking people for his birthday messages, he mentioned how he’d like to get back to touring. In regards to the pandemic, he added: “the way we treat our animals; farming them, caging them, all the rest of it, we’re just going to get this again and again.”

Ariel Pink and John Maus are believed to have attended the demonstrations yesterday after footage of the pair circulated on social media.

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