Jedward Back Yes Campaign


X Factor sensation Jedward have officially come out in support of a Yes vote in the upcoming marriage referendum.


The X Factor sensations turned Eurovision stars, announced at an event in Facebook HQ, Dublin today that they will be voting Yes for marriage equality on May 22.

“I feel like it’s a massive moment. It is acceptable now,” said one half of the duo, John Grimes. “People should vote Yes because there’s no big deal. People make a big deal out of it, but the answer should be Yes.”

His brother Edward added, “The answer should be Yes because everyone deserves equality.”

The 23 year-old twins from Lucan first rose to prominence in 2009’s series of The X Factor before going on the represent Ireland in the Eurovision in 2011 and 2012.

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