Australian pop-rockers 5 Seconds of Summer were allegedly asked to leave a Los Angeles bar for being underage.

According to an initial report by WENN and later the Daily Mail, the fresh-faced popstars were asked to depart the Hollywood nightspot The Nice Guy on Saturday evening (April 4th) because none of the group are old enough to drink legally in the States.

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5SOS were reportedly ejected from an L.A. bar for being underage

The drinking age is 21 in the US, and so therefore Luke Hemmings (18), Michael Clifford (19), Calum Hood (19) and Ashton Irwin (20) all found their evening curtailed. The law’s the law, but what’s the point in being in a rock band if you can’t get drunk?

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Eyewitnesses reported that there was no trouble whatsoever at the scene, with the band members seeing the funny side and leaving in good spirits despite apparently being asked to leave by police officers. Neither the band nor any of their representatives has made any comment about the alleged incident.

5SOS rocketed to prominence in early 2014 following a huge global success with their single ‘She Looks So Perfect’, and have recently been supporting One Direction during their 'On The Road Again' tour of the Far East, which wrapped up late last week.

The band is believed to be living in Los Angeles temporarily while working on their second album, and must have been looking for some much-needed downtime from their hectic schedule.

In an interview with London radio station Capital FM last week, Michael Clifford reassured fans that the new material wouldn’t be too long coming. “We've written most of it, and we're recording it now,” he revealed. “We'll release it when it's right, whether it's on the tour or at the end of the tour. New music will definitely be out this year.”

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