What Happened to Ashton Irwin?
Every 5SOS is going through shock and worry after the recent incident at their Texas concert. The attendees couldn’t believe it and were worried. You must be worrying about what exactly happened and why everyone is talking about Ashton, the drummer of 5SOS. To know the details, you must read the article further.
What Happened to Ashton Irwin?
The recent news just spread a wave of shock among the fans of 5SOS as they learned that drummer Ashton Irwin recently suffered a medical emergency at his Texas concert. The concert attendees said that they saw Irwin being taken away from the stage as he collapsed behind his drum kit while performing their song Love of Mine. After the collapse, he was escorted backstage, followed by the concert being called off as announced by one of the crew members. 5SOS posted a statement the next morning after the concert on Instagram “As you may have heard, last night’s show ended early due to a medical incident during the show. Upon experiencing physical symptoms, Ashton was taken to a local hospital for tests and a medical review. As a result, it was advised Ashton had experienced extreme heat exhaustion. Thankfully and most importantly, he is feeling okay and recovering well. We apologise to all the fans in attendance for the show being cut short.” Followed by the incident, the bandmates announced that they will be postponing the Arkansas concert.
How Is He Doing?
One of the loved band members, Ashton Irwin took to his Twitter to share what really happened and how he is feeling now. He updated all the fans about the incident because they were worried about the sudden incident and wanted to know how he is doing now. He said that he suffered from an intense migraine because of heat and exhaustion that led him to lose his vision, and he experienced stroke symptoms. He added that he was suffering from heat exhaustion. He tweeted further and said, “I was in tears in the ambulance because I feel I’ve let many people down. I’m looking after myself and getting rest now.” He further added that he feels loved as he is being looked after by his brothers, team, and his fans. He further said that “this is the price a dehydrated drummer pays when he takes on Texas heat.”
Who Is Ashton Irwin?
Ashton Fletcher Irwin, popularly called Ashton Irwin is an Australian singer, songwriter, and drummer of the rock band 5 Seconds of Summer since 2011. Irwin was asked to join the band, which garnered a lot of popularity as they went on tour with one Direction from 2013-15. He is an advocate of mental health. He is quite popular among his fans and has a great fan base of 6.7 million followers on Instagram.
About 5 Seconds Of Summer
5 Seconds of Summer, popularly called 5SOS, is an Australian pop and rock band. It was formed in 2011. It includes four members Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford, and Calum Hood. Their careers started on YouTube and then they took the people’s hearts as they toured with One Direction. The band has sold over 10 Million Albums and has made it to the US Billboard Hot 100 with their single She Looks So Pretty. They are currently ready to drop their fifth album in September.