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I've no hard feelings for Gerry Cinnamon, says Paddy Raff after Scottish singer blocked him on Twitter


Gerry Cinnamon (Photo by Xavi Torrent/Redferns)

Gerry Cinnamon (Photo by Xavi Torrent/Redferns)


Gerry Cinnamon (Photo by Xavi Torrent/Redferns)

Paddy Raff has poured cold water on rumours he had a showbiz falling out with chart-topping singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon.

The Belfast comic said Cinnamon blocked him on Twitter after he posted a parody of his song Belter, renaming it She's a Melter.

But Paddy also insisted the whole thing was a misunderstanding and he has no problem with the Glaswegian, whose first album The Bonny reached number one in the UK and Irish charts in April.

"It wasn't a falling out," the comedian told Sunday Life.

"I parody people's songs and one I did was I took his song Belter and changed it to She's a Melter.

"I don't know if he thought that was about him, but I had it up on Twitter for about an hour or two before someone tagged him in it.

"I checked his Twitter after that and I was blocked, but I've had no dealings with him other than that.

"It was funny. I assume he thought it was about him, but it was just a funny take on his song, nothing personal.

"If we bump into each other gigging, I will be like, 'Well, Gerry, what's the craic?' I think that there was a bit of a confusion maybe, but it was funny."

Cinnamon was due to perform at Belsonic in Ormeau Park in June, but the festival was cancelled after the coronavirus pandemic took hold.

The singer-songwriter is now due to appear at next year's event, with a gig on June 19.

Belfast Telegraph