The frontman of the Eagles of Death Metal has some choice words about what happened on that horrific night during the terrorist attacks at the Bataclan.
Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes claims the Bataclan massacre proved everyone should carry firearms – and that it may not have occurred if the audience was armed.
The American singer, 43, said France’s strict gun control laws ‘had nothing to do with’ the jihadist attack in which 90 fans died, adding: ‘Until nobody has guns, everybody has to have them.’
His comments were made in a series of emotionally charged interviews with French media ahead of tonight’s gig, which will see the band finish their performance at the Bataclan theatre in Paris.
In between bouts of tears during an interview with iTele, Hughes questioned whether gun control had saved any lives.
‘I don’t think so. I think the only thing that stopped it was some of the bravest men that I’ve ever seen in my life charging head first into the face of death with their firearms.
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