The Voice coach Seal says he can’t wait to leave Australia in a tirade against the local media after police found marijuana in the hotel room of his talent-coaching colleague Joel Madden.
Seal described Sydney’s Star casino as a Judas for sending police to Madden’s room, where a cleaner had found a small amount of marijuana.
“…Shame one (sic) the Star…you ask him to meet n greet a cancer victim in your hotel then send police to his room Nice very classy..keep it up Judas. Im done here. can’t wait to go home,” Seal tweeted.
No charges were laid against Madden, a popular figure on the second season of the Nine network’s reality singing show, which has its grand final in Australia on Monday night.
Madden, front man for US band Good Charlotte, says he hopes the incident hasn’t caused “too much drama”.
“Sunday while I was at work, a hotel employee found a small amount of marijuana in my hotel room,” he said in a statement released on his Twitter account.
“The police were called and responded.
“Sydney is my adopted home and I appreciate the way the NSW police handled the situation.”
But his Grammy-winning colleague is outraged.
“homeless shelters, provide time and love for disabled kids, represent at the Logies and not to mention bring hope to aspiring artists … across the nation with his authenticity and heart,” Seal tweeted.
“Yet having a joint in the privacy of his hotel room is worthy of front page news
“Way to respect a guest in your country trash media, way to make us feel welcome.
“It’s a shame. I for one will not stand by and watch you attempt to destroy my Brother, you gun one you gun us all!”
Nine has declined to say whether Madden will be asked to apologise on air, or if the network will take any action against him.