Machine Gun Kelly has responded to a wave of criticism on-line after collaborating in an “awkward” interview on the Brazilian Grand Prix.

The second befell when the musician was approached by Sky Sports activities’ presenter Martin Brundle, who went as much as him on the grid stroll on the Method One occasion and caught him for a fast chat.

Within the footage – which has been shared to the Sky Sports activities F1 Twitter web page – the 33-year-old rapper was requested about how his profession was going. Right here, he started twiddling with the poppy on Brundle’s shirt, and responded: “I don’t think about my career.”

From there, the host mentioned “Well good luck with it, whatever you do”, earlier than discussing Method One and the ties between the motor racing world and the music business. Nonetheless, the interview took a flip as Machine Gun Kelly then requested the host to offer him his “best air guitar”.

Brundle declined, saying that he had solely ever dabbled with piano previously, earlier than MGK requested him to supply some air keys to his air guitar. When Brundle didn’t be a part of within the musician gave a thumbs-down gesture to the digital camera earlier than strolling off.

Brundle then walked away, nonetheless reside, and joked: “Something tells me I won’t be on his Christmas card list.”

Following the second being shared on-line, some viewers have been fast to attract consideration to the musician for the “awkward” encounter.

“That was the most awkward interview I’ve ever seen,” wrote one consumer, whereas one other added: “Martin Brindle having the most awkward conversation with Machine Gun Kelly on the grid has me HOWLING”.

Others, however, criticised MGK for his perspective in the direction of the host. “Machine Gun Kelly so rude to Brundle! Did not even stay to see rest of the race,” one said.

Now, following the backlash from the interview, the rapper has taken to social media to defend himself and criticise the interview as being “pointless”.

“My vibe is “the worst” how? as a result of somebody put a microphone in my face primarily forcing me to do a random interview after I was simply making an attempt to get pleasure from an occasion? as a result of automobile engines have been so loud I couldnt hear him? please inform me extra about why I’m the worst,” he wrote, addressing the negativity across the chat.

“And u posted this pointless video why?” he added in a separate publish to X/Twitter, earlier than finally writing: “My anxiety has won. I hate being in public.”

For the reason that video went reside, Brundle additionally shared a picture of MGK, Megan Fox and Megan Thee Stallion – the latter of which notoriously snubbed him on the grid in 2021.

“Finally, my claim to fame, I’ve met two of these three people,” he wrote within the caption. “I do appreciate them taking some time out on the grid for our great sport … I hope they didn’t find me too weird.”

In different Machine Gun Kelly information, the artist appeared able to defend himself final month when a fan rushed the stage throughout a panel occasion.

In footage of the second, Machine Gun Kelly was seen rapidly leaping to his ft, clenching his fists in preparation for a attainable assault. “My man, get the fuck away from me,” he mentioned, later including, “Yo, what are you doing? What are you doing? This is a bad look. Don’t make me do this.”