Michael Clifford burned in stage accident: 5 Seconds of Summer guitarist says he's 'doing ok' | EW.com

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5 Seconds of Summer guitarist okay after being burned in stage accident

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Michael Clifford, guitarist for 5 Seconds of Summer, suffered burns on his face during a Saturday concert at London’s Wembley Arena after an onstage pyrotechnics mishap. The injury forced 5 Seconds of Summer to cut its show short before the encore, but Clifford later tweeted that he was “doing ok” following the accident.

“What the f–ks up. sorry I couldn’t finish the encore, but at least I look like two face,” Clifford tweeted alongside a photo of his bandaged face. “Thanks for worrying every1 x.”

In the aftermath of the incident, Clifford received public support from fans (the hashtag #GETWELLSOONMICHAEL became a trending Twitter topic), his bandmates Callum Hood, Luke Hemmings and Ashton Irwin, and even and One Direction member Niall Horan.

Clifford himself tweeted that he was “feeling loads better” on Sunday, and said he was “excited” for the band’s next show, scheduled for Sunday night at Wembley Arena.

He also thanked the 5 Seconds of Summer fanbase and his friends for their support.