Eagles of Death Metal's Jesse Hughes, a survivor of a mass-shooting incident, called the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School "disgusting vile abusers of the dead" for participating in the March for Our Lives protest. Hughes' band was onstage during the Paris Bataclan terrorist attack that killed 89 people. He criticizes stricter gun laws in both France and America. He slams the student survivors from the Parkland, Florida shooting for protesting. Hughes made controversial statements suggesting that the Bataclan shooting was an inside job perpetrated by the venue's security. Although Hughes later apologized for his "baseless" comments, Eagles of Death Metal were still dropped from the lineup of numerous French music festivals.