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'Shotgun' bruise Singing sensation George Ezra shares video of mass brawl in Belfast boozer

The fight was captured in the pub as Ezra's song 'Shotgun' played in the background


The Royal Bar in Belfast

The Royal Bar in Belfast

The Royal Bar in Belfast

A video of a Belfast bar brawl has gone viral after singer George Ezra shared the footage with his followers.

The bizarre film captures a couple from the Isle of Man as they pose for a photo while an entire crowd of people trading blows manage to photobomb them, with the couple completely oblivious to what was going on behind them.

Courtney McClatchey said her sister had been taking a photo of her with her boyfriend when the ruckus erupted behind them in the Royal Bar on Sandy Row.

Chelsea, Courtney’s sister, who had been filming the couple instead of taking a picture accidentally captured the ‘Royal rumble’ as it unfolded, with women getting involved in the scrap.

Courtney posted the video on TikTok, and it was later shared by Ezra on his Twitter feed, on which he has nearly 700,000 followers.

TikTok quickly removed the footage for violating their community standards.

At the time of writing the video has been viewed almost two million times.

One of Ezra’s songs, ‘Shotgun’, can be heard playing over the pub’s PA system as the customers trade blows.

Alongside the footage, Ezra wrote: ‘Nice to know my music makes people really FEEL.’

Speaking after the punch-up was posted by Courtney on her social media accounts, she said: "I don’t know what the fight was about. The ones fighting got kicked out.

“It’s hilarious how viral this has gone. I don’t live in Belfast, I was just over for the weekend.

“I posted the video on TikTok and it was removed after 25 minutes for violating community guidelines.

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“I wasn’t expecting George Ezra to retweet it but the fact he did makes it even funnier.

“There’s already enough going on in the video and the music staying on is just hilarious.”

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