He said: "The scene's relationship with women hasn't caught up to the scene's relationship with itself..."
The 1975

The 1975 frontman Matty Healy has apologised for recent comments he gave on misogyny in hip-hop.

The singer spoke to the Fader about his band's new album, and the interviewer pulled him up on the lyric "Rest in peace Lil Peep".

Discussing misogyny in hip-hop Matty Healy made the somewhat bizarre assertion that misogyny has been "weeded out" in rock 'n' roll.

Moving ahead, the singer said that hip-hop's "relationship with women hasn't caught up to the scene's relationship with itself..."

The comments immediately caused uproar online, with Matty Healey then making a convoluted, but seemingly heartfelt, apology.

He clarified: "Just for clarity I said that misogyny wasn’t ALLOWED in rock and roll now days in a way it is in hip hop - not that it doesn’t exist..."

The singer then added: "Looking at what I said - I was simplifying a complex issue without the right amount of education on the subject..."

Matty finished: "I’m sorry for saying that as I was wrong. And thanks for pointing it out cos if I’m gonna do this I have to keep learning."

Check out the apology below.

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