Mumford & Sons Banjoist Winston Marshall Steps Down After Backlash for Supporting Right-Wing Agitator Andy Ngo
Published Mar 10, 2021Mumford & Sons' guitarist and banjo player Winston Marshall has been getting raked through the coals on Twitter after tweeting out his support of anti-antifa journalist and right-wing agitator Andy Ngo. Now, he's stepped down from the band.
Yes, there's apparently no room for right-wing rhetoric in the realm of millennial whoop folk music that gets played in dentist offices around the world.
In a statement, Marshall revealed that he has come to understand why it was offensive to praise a book called Unmasked: Inside Antifa's Radical Plan to Destroy Democracy.
Marshall announced he was stepping down with the following statement:
While Marshall is now gone from the group, however, the other members of Mumford & Sons have also been criticized for their love of polarizing figures. In 2018, bassist Ted Dwane and keyboardist Ben Lovett welcomed Dr. Jordan Peterson to their studio.