Garbage's Shirley Manson Tells Fans To 'F-ck Off And Blow Me' On Twitter

Shirley Manson of Garbage went on a Twitter rant at fans last night after a gig in Koln, Germany.

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Shirley Manson went on a Twitter rant at fans last night after a gig in Koln, Germany.

The strongly-worded comments came after Manson tweeted after the band's gig at Koln's E-Werk venue on Monday night (November 26): "Koln you were so strangely subdued! Sold out show but so cold? Funny. I know you love us but why couldn't you show it? We still love you. Sx"

When some users replied to her calling her out on criticising her fans, Manson replied, "f-ck off" and "blow me". Scroll down the page to see the full Twitter conversation.

Garbage recently had their Twitter page hacked by someone pretending to be a drunk Shirley Manson. The hacker posted a string of tweets, asking "really attractive girls" if they could post photos of themselves and also posted the lyrics from Will Smith's 1990's sitcom "The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air".

Thanks to NME for the report.

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    She's a girl... How would you... Unless maybe.... Or what if....
    So.... .. someone is STILL hacking the Garbage twitter account?
    If I was her PR person, that would be my explanation - though I doubt its the case... I am still shocked that Garbage sold out a show.
    In west Philadelphia born and raised On the playground where I spent most of my days
    Chillin' out, maxin', relaxin all cool, And all shootin' some b-ball outside of the school
    When a couple of guys said were up in no good Started making trouble in my neighbourhood
    I got in one little fight and my mom got scared, she said...
    we're gonna move you into a neighborhood full of white folks. In your face sucka bitch.
    It looks like a hack. I cant imagine anyone being that un-professional. If it isn't a hack, then damn son. Girl needs anger management!
    Her Twitter got hacked before... unless she's a complete moron and didn't change her password, I feel this attack is genuine.
    Its real, just replied it, the band only deleted the replies they said towards those people.
    When a couple of guys said they're up to no good, stated making trouble in the Neighborhood
    And this chronicles the end of Shirley Manson's first internet experience.
    The highlight of this was "I don't care what you think SO THERE!" Sounds like a fifteen year old girl.
    Garbage sucks, so who gives a shit. Maybe those people will support good bands instead now.
    Shirley Manson wrote "...We still love you. Sx" Man! what a BITCH! (sarcasm)
    "I'm really glad someone took the time to document and record this exchange. This has really moved me and my love of music/ guitar playing abilities forward." said nobody. ever.
    I got in one little fight and my mom got scared. She said blow me.
    Yep, this gets to the front page of Ultimate-Gossip. How interesting...
    this is not gossip... gossip is just talk without any proof it really happenned.... this clearly happened.
    I dunno, gossip websites usually shows celebrities getting into shitstorms and delivering shitstorms, on the internet or not... Well, UG got this article from NME anyway, so it's not a big surprise, really.
    UG has been gossip-based for a long time already. That's the result of being forced to post a minimum number of news every day, you don't have "interesting" things happening every minute.
    You know what, good for her for being a jerk. Those fans have alotta balls pulling the "holier than thou" act because "they paid" to see her show, especially since they all probably downloaded her albums and dvds for free. hypocrites.
    I was scrolling down looking for a comment within these lines. I was wondering if I was the only one to think she wasn't wrong with her initial Tweet. IMO her lashing out wasn't appropriate in my books but she wasn't wrong to complain about the crowd in her show. Shit, I'd feel bad if I go to put on a show and the people are just standing there like zombies... Idk if the show was any good and I don't know the band either so I wouldn't know if this would even be in the lines of the "emo" scene (I've never been to an emo concert either so idk). Maybe she didn't put on a good show IDK. But I still think she was right to say she wasn't getting the energy she desired from the crowd. She was nice at the beginning. It wasn't degrading or offensive.