11:02 AM EDT 3/20/2017
The official website of the girl group Fifth Harmony was hacked when they attended the Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards and awkwardly encounter former member Camila Cabello. The hacker placed a shocking message, claiming to be the Kurdish hacker.
The hacker posted message "Long Live to Kurdistan. F**c ISIS. F**ck Turkey" and put the flag of Kurdistan on the front page on Saturday, March 18. At that time, The group attended the Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards. Fortunately, the Fifth Harmony team took control of the website and within hours the site has returned to normal as reported by Daily Mail.
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The incident is really surprising for Fifth Harmony and its management, as well as its fans. Nobody expected the Kurdistan resistance army who fight to for an independent country in the Middle East and against the Islamic State (ISIS) would target a girl group member to launch their political campaign. Prior to the site restoration, some fans took a screenshot of the hacked website and shared it on the social media.
When its official website was hacked, Fifth Harmony was at the Galen Center in downtown Los Angeles attending the Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday night. That night, the four-member group won two awards and they awkwardly met the former member Cabello who performed with Machine Gun Kelly on stage singing her song "Bad Things," in collaboration with him. Neither one of them are aware of the incident according to The Sun.
Fifth Harmony won the Favorite Music Group and Favorite Song for their hit single's "Work from Home" which was released in February last year when Cabello was still in the group. The group outshined Maroon5, OneRepublic and Pentatonix to win the Favorite Music Group. While for the Favorite Song award, its song won the over Bruno Mars song "24K," Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop This Feeling" and "Send My Love" from Adele.
Watch the music video of Fifth Harmony "Work from Home" featuring Ty Dolla $ign that won the Favorite Song award at the Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards below:
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