The US rockers are in escalating trouble after the bassist stuffed a Russian flag down his trousers during a festival appearance.
Bloodhound Gang have been banned from a Ukrainian festival after a video of one of their rebellious onstage incidents circulated. The clip shows bassist Jared Hasselhoff stuff a Russian flag down his trousers then reach through to pull it out from the back after instructing "Don't Tell Putin" to the audibly excited crowd who collectively cheered after the controversial stunt.
Bassist Jared Hasselhoff Enraged The Russian Federation By Disrespecting The Country's Flag.
The band, known for their song 'The Bad Touch,' have experienced a backlash from Russian authorities after last week's (31st July) performance in the Ukrainian city of Odessa, with Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky describing the band as "idiots" and said they were "packing their suitcases," according to BBC News. "I spoke to the Krasnodar region authorities. Bloodhound Gang is packing their suitcases," Mr Medinsky said on Twitter. "These idiots will not perform in Kuban."
American rock group, Bloodhound Gang, were questioned by officials in Russia over an incident involving the 'defamation' of the country's flag whilst they were performing at a concert in the Ukraine. The band's bassist, Jared Hasselhoff was videoed putting the Russian flag down his trousers at a gig last Wednesday (31st July).
Bloodhound Gang, an American rock group, had eggs thrown at them and were removed from a Russian music festival. The incident occurred after footage showing the band's bass player Jared Hasselhoff shoving a Russian flag down his trousers at a recent gig in the Ukrainian city of Odessa. The bassist then removed the flag and shouted "don't tell Putin" to the audience.
Jared Hasselhoff on the Bloodhound Gang's tour bus in Berlin.
Bloodhound Gang are not known for keeping a low profile as their most famous song is 'The Bad Touch' which includes sexually explicit lyrics.
Jared Hasselhoff - Evil Jared Hasselhoff and supporting team member J. J. from the Bloodhound Gang at the Vodka slide Berlin, Germany - Aftershow party for the special screening of "Death Proof" at Bar 25 Monday 23rd July 2007