Jedward have been sent death threats since calling for the monarchy to be abolished

Jedward have revealed they have been sent death threats since calling for the monarchy to be abolished days after Queen Elizabeth II’s death.

The former X Factor duo, 30, took to Twitter and revealed their opinions have caused some social media users to send them threatening messages, however they insisted they will not be ‘intimidated’.

The pair wrote: ‘Psychos are sending us death threats. Your threatening behavior and criminality will not intimidate us.’

threats; Jedward have revealed they have been sent death threats since calling for the monarchy to be abolished days after Queen Elizabeth II’s death

They also posted a tweet doubling down on their feelings about the monarchy as they shared a graphic reading: ‘Not My King’ and wrote: ‘Freedom of speech’.

The twins retweeted a post from last week where they said their being Irish was one of the reasons they criticized the monarchy.

They wrote: ‘FYI we’re Irish, the country that has been historically oppressed by the monarchy! Please study your history! We haven’t said anything but the facts!’

The pair received messages of support from their fans in the wake of the threats, with one user writing: ‘It’s so ridiculous how grown-up people talk and deal with you i can’t understand people you’re both such great and kind people ‘.

The former X Factor duo, 30, took to Twitter and revealed their opinions on the monarchy have caused some social media users to send them threatening messages, however they insisted they will not be 'intimidated' (Queen Elizabeth II pictured)

The former X Factor duo, 30, took to Twitter and revealed their opinions on the monarchy have caused some social media users to send them threatening messages, however they insisted they will not be ‘intimidated’ (Queen Elizabeth II pictured)

Another person said: ‘You are entitled to your views dont worry about it,’ while another added: ‘Death threats are never okay I hope you’re okay you guys’.

Jedward took to Twitter on Saturday to voice their opinion and asked the new king to ‘give the people real democracy’.

It comes just days after the Irish twins – whose real names are John and Edward Grimes – were criticized for sharing ‘insensitive’ comments about the Queen’s health before she passed away.

Despite the recent backlash, Jedward set out to create more outrage as they penned: ‘Abolish the monarchy and give the people real democracy!’

The pair wrote: 'Psychos are sending us death threats.  Your threatening behavior and criminality will not intimidate us'

The pair wrote: ‘Psychos are sending us death threats. Your threatening behavior and criminality will not intimidate us’

Opinion: They also posted a tweet doubling down on their feelings about the monarchy as they shared a graphic reading: 'Not My King' and wrote: 'Freedom of speech'

Opinion: They also posted a tweet doubling down on their feelings about the monarchy as they shared a graphic reading: ‘Not My King’ and wrote: ‘Freedom of speech’

Post: The twins retweeted a post from last week where they said their being Irish was one of the reasons they criticized the monarchy

Post: The twins retweeted a post from last week where they said their being Irish was one of the reasons they criticized the monarchy

They followed up with a second tweet which read: ‘King Charles should hand back the six Irish counties on his visit to Northern Ireland – No war! Just words! It’s time,’

The brothers were inundated with responses from the public who were unimpressed with their stance.

One follower wrote: ‘Any chance you two could just be quiet? It is not Ireland’s place to call for the abolition of the monarchy of another country. What about Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, and Sweden?’

Reaction: The pair received messages of support from their fans in the wake of the threats

Reaction: The pair received messages of support from their fans in the wake of the threats

Other outraged Twitter users added: ‘British affairs are nothing to do with the Republic of Ireland or Planet Jedward so do one’; ‘What has this got to do with Ireland and YOU?’;

‘The monarch doesn’t ‘rule’ in that sense of the word. We are a democracy!’; ‘Guys your embarrassing yourselves now enough enough!’; ‘Whoever is babysitting these two clowns needs to be reprimanded.’

Another outraged user posted: ‘I do hope you don’t mean that and this is some pathetic excuse to get clicks . I’m Irish and I don’t think you have any say in what the UK wants. Expected better boys.’

Opinion: Jedward called for the monarchy to be abolished just days after Charles became king as a result of Queen Elizabeth II's death

Opinion: Jedward called for the monarchy to be abolished just days after Charles became king as a result of Queen Elizabeth II’s death

Honest: The Irish twins - whose real names are John and Edward Grimes - took to Twitter on Saturday to voice their opinion and asked the new king to 'give the people real democracy'

Honest: The Irish twins – whose real names are John and Edward Grimes – took to Twitter on Saturday to voice their opinion and asked the new king to ‘give the people real democracy’

‘Luckily you’re Irish lads, so you don’t have a monarchy to abolish! Chill!,’ another added.

The monarch’s death was confirmed on Thursday evening as a Buckingham Palace spokesman said: ‘The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon. The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow’.

The Queen’s son Charles, the former Prince of Wales, is now King Charles III, as the world grieves his mother, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch.

'Abolish the monarchy!': Jedward voiced an opposition to the monarchy in the wake of the Queen's death

‘Abolish the monarchy!’: Jedward voiced an opposition to the monarchy in the wake of the Queen’s death

Backlash: The brothers were inundated with tweets from people who were unimpressed with their stance

Backlash: The brothers were inundated with tweets from people who were unimpressed with their stance

Jedward’s posts come just days after the pair came under fire on social media for sharing ‘insensitive’ comments about the Queen’s health after it was revealed doctors are ‘concerned’ for her health.

On Thursday the pair took to Twitter to speculate about the Queen’s condition in a set of tweets deemed ‘not appropriate’ by enraged followers.

All Her Majesty’s children had rushed to Balmoral today after doctors became ‘concerned’ for her health. Hours later she died, surrounded by her family.

Under fire: The former X Factor duo, were criticized for sharing 'insensitive' comments about the Queen's health before she passed away

Under fire: The former X Factor duo, were criticized for sharing ‘insensitive’ comments about the Queen’s health before she passed away

In one tweet, they joked new Prime Minister Liz Truss ‘must have done something’ on her visit to see the Queen at Balmoral Castle on Tuesday – referencing Her Majesty’s decline in health.

Their first tweet read: ‘The Queen is Dead?’

The twins then posted another, which said: ‘Liz Truss must have done something on that visit to the Queen!’

Furious Twitter users were quick to pile on the criticism as they slammed the musicians for their ‘really not funny’ and ‘inappropriate’ comments.

They fumed that Jedward should be ‘ashamed of themselves’ and argued it was not the time for ‘sassy jokes’ as people flocked to condemn the brothers.

'Really not funny': In one tweet, they joked new Prime Minister Liz Truss 'must have done something' on her visit to see the Queen at Balmoral Castle on Tuesday

‘Really not funny’: In one tweet, they joked new Prime Minister Liz Truss ‘must have done something’ on her visit to see the Queen at Balmoral Castle on Tuesday

The Queen’s death will see Britain and her Commonwealth realms enter into a ten-day period of mourning as millions of her subjects in the UK and abroad come to terms with her passing.

And as her son accedes to the throne, there will also be a celebration of her historic 70-year reign that saw her reach her Platinum Jubilee this year – a landmark unlikely to be reached again by a British monarch.

Charles, the King, said: ‘The death of my beloved mother, Her Majesty The Queen, is a moment of the greatest sadness for me and all members of my family.

‘We mourn profoundly the passing of a cherished sovereign and a much-loved mother. I know her loss will be deeply felt throughout the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth, and by countless people around the world.

‘During this period of mourning and change, my family and I will be comforted and sustained by our knowledge of the respect and deep affection in which the Queen was so widely held.’

'Not appropriate': The Irish twins took to Twitter on Thursday to speculate about the Queen's health in a set of tweets deemed 'not appropriate' by enraged followers

‘Not appropriate’: The Irish twins took to Twitter on Thursday to speculate about the Queen’s health in a set of tweets deemed ‘not appropriate’ by enraged followers

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