You may have heard of The Chainsmokers – the duo is currently riding a huge high at the moment with the success of a slew of singles, topped off with their current track ‘Closer’. Not ones to leave well enough alone, the EDM pair just gave perhaps the most cringeworthy interview in recent memory.

Speaking to Billboard magazine, the duo managed to come across as little more than a pair of frat boys, speaking at length about how impressive their party skills are, how important ‘pussy’ has always been to them, and, well… the combined length of their junk.

No doubt anyone who has been on The Chainsmokers’ website recently would have noticed the quote in their bio that reads “17.34 inches … think about it …” Thankfully the bros expanded on that head-scratcher by clarifying to Billboard: “Oh, that’s our penises combined… tip to tip”. (Perhaps we can coin this move as ‘The Chainsmoker’?)

That’s just the beginning of the cringe, though. Alex Pall adds that they have a ‘work hard, play hard’ mentality, “but you will never see us getting carried out of a club. We’re way too good at drinking.”

The embarrassment continues, as Pall explains the duo’s career goals: “even before success, pussy was number one”. Leaning completely into his douchebag aspirations, he adds “We’re just frat bro dudes, you know what I mean? Loving ladies and stuff.”

The bros also ‘outted’ ’90s nerd-rock icons Weezer as being “thirsty” when the band approached them for a collaboration. “They were like, ‘Yo! We should do a track together,'” tells Paul, “and I’m like, ‘Oh, really?'”

As reports, in describing their own frat boy aesthetic, the duo even dared to go as far as to call out another famous douche pairing, while simultaneously managing to supplant them: “It’s like if LMFAO just started making … the illest s**t and stopped dressing like idiots.”

In a rare bit of humility Taggart admitted to not sounding the greatest at the pair’s recent performance at the VMAs – that is until he completely absolved himself of any fault.

“We were told my voice was going to be mixed well, but there was no reverb and it was way louder than the track for the broadcast. I was set up to fail. Nearly every other person lip-synched it, and we knew because we had them in our ears. So now I know why you lip-synch.”

The whole debacle can be watched below.

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