Prosecutors in Turin have reportedly opened an investigation after the lead singer of British band Placebo insulted Premier Giorgia Meloni throughout a July 11 live performance
ROME — Prosecutors in Turin have reportedly opened an investigation after the lead singer of British band Placebo insulted Premier Giorgia Meloni throughout a July 11 live performance, calling her a fascist and racist.
The LaPresse and ANSA information companies mentioned the investigation into alleged “vilification” stemmed from a report by carabinieri police in regards to the feedback by Brian Molko throughout a efficiency on the Sonic Park Competition in Stupinigi, close to Turin. LaPresse reported that as of Monday, Molko hadn’t been positioned beneath investigation.
In keeping with a cellphone video circulating on social media, Moko mentioned in Italian: “Giorgia Meloni: piece of (expletive); fascist, racist (expletive).”
Emails and calls to Turin prosecutors looking for affirmation weren’t instantly returned. Facebook and Instagram messages left on Placebo’s official accounts went unanswered Wednesday.
Members of Meloni’s far-right Brothers of Italy get together, which has its roots in Italy’s neo-fascist motion, denounced the insults and demanded an apology.
“We can’t let a world occasion that pulls so many individuals (to Italy) be ruined by filthy phrases which, amidst a normal silence, purpose to assault the establishments of the republic,” LaPresse quoted Brothers of Italy lawmaker Augusta Montaruli as saying.