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Kirin J Callinan Causes Controversy After Flashing His Penis At The ARIAs

Written by Tom Williams on November 29, 2017

UPDATE: Video Emerges Of Kirin J Callinan Flashing His Penis At The ARIAs

ORIGINAL STORY: Sydney artist Kirin J Callinan has courted controversy again, after flashing his penis at the ARIA Awards overnight.

11 years since Axle Whitehead flashed his penis at the ARIAs, Callinan stopped for photos on the ARIA Awards red carpet in Sydney, before lifting his kilt and waiting a few seconds to allow the moment to be captured.

Shortly after, a number of critics took to social media to criticise Callinan for subjecting people to his genitals, and for behaving in what one called a “deplorable and tone deaf” manner:

https://twitter.com/allisongallaghr/status/935474013404504064

https://twitter.com/VxSNICKERS/status/935505255738961920

Callinan is yet to publicly comment on the backlash which followed his flashing.

The singer-songwriter, who released his latest album Bravado earlier this year, isn’t a stranger to controversy.

Earlier this month he responded to some tongue-in-cheek criticism from talk-show host Jimmy Fallon, and is known to regularly share nude photos on his social media.

Callinan was nominated for the Best Video ARIA this year for his clip for ‘S.A.D’, but lost out to Bliss N Eso’s ‘Moments’. Catch up on all the night’s winners (and losers) right here.

Gallery: 2017 ARIA Awards Red Carpet / Photos: Maria Boyadgis

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