UPDATE: The Wanted's Tom Parker—the band member who lashed out at Christina Aguilera this week, calling her "a total b**ch"—has since apologized for publicly insulting The Voice coach... sort of. "We shouldn't have said it, to be honest with you," Parker admitted. However, he went on to express confusion with her cold shoulder. "We just think manners cost nothing, you know what I mean? The rest of the judges were really nice."
So basically, he regrets saying it but stands by his words. What do you think about this? Here's our original report on the incident:
Yep, that's what The Wanted's Tom Parker shouted when a New York radio host asked the British-Irish boy band what it was like meeting The Voice coach. After Max George said, "She's a bit scary, to be honest," Parker cut him off by yelling, "She's a total b**ch!"
Bandmate Siva Kaneswaran immediately elbowed Parker and added his less-vulgar take on Aguilera: "She was quite rude."
"She might not be a b**ch in real life but to us she was a b**ch," Parker heatedly explained. "She just sat there and didn't speak to us."
Nathan Sykes, the youngest member of the group, allowed for the possibility that "she might have been in a bad mood," because he says Aguilera also pulled back when Justin Bieber went in for a hug. Justin probably forgot that she's a genie in a bottle—he just had to rub her the right way.
These are some serious fighting words, right? Watch the video below and tell us what you think. Does Aguilera deserve The Wanted's public takedown for snubbing them, or should the boy band have given her the benefit of the doubt before speaking out? Tell us below!
And head here to see The Wanted's live Q&A when they stopped by Fuse's studio on April 25.