Winston Marshall, a guitarist and banjo player for the popular pop-folk band Mumford & Sons, has quit the group so he can speak freely about hot-button issues.
Marshall announced his departure from the “I Will Wait” band after taking a break from the group in March, when he faced intense backlash from the left for tweeting he enjoyed reading journalist Andy Ngo’s book, “Unmasked,” which explores the dark underbelly of the antifa movement.
In a newly published post on Medium, he said he “failed to foresee that my commenting on a book critical of the far-left could be interpreted as approval of the equally abhorrent far-right.”
Marshall said he and his fellow band members received a plethora of “ugly accusations” in the wake of his tweet.
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