Trapt‘s frontman Chris Taylor Brown has dismissed false experiences that he’s been fired from the band over his ‘far-right views’.
It was broadly reported earlier this week that the singer had parted methods with the nu-metal outfit after an announcement was shared on a faux Parler profile, @TraptParler.
“We have now formally parted methods with @CTBTrapt [Taylor Brown],” the message started. “Sadly, there have been some view factors that have been stated that we don’t agree with and it was negatively impacting the remainder of the band. We want him nicely and hope he can discover the assistance he wants.”
The assertion went on to thank the band’s one “fan” for his or her help, including: “To the ‘trolls’: We have now heard you and are sorry we allowed this to go on for thus lengthy. We want to begin recent and hope you possibly can forgive us and take one other probability at listening to our music sooner or later.”
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An account posing as Taylor Brown then replied: “Wow… Are you kidding me?! What the fuck do the pussies assume they’re going to have the ability to accomplish with out me? They’ll have to vary their identify. Good luck discovering one other singer nearly as good as me! Silly bitches!”
The singer has since shut down the false announcement on his actual Parler account (@CTBTraptParler), confirming that information shops reporting his departure had been “duped” by the prank.
“Once more, that is the ONLY Parler account the place you’ll hear about something occurring with Trapt…. If it wasn’t stated right here, it’s not actual,” he added.
Chris Taylor Brown has additionally been a vocal Donald Trump supporter this yr, with the band’s final put up depicting the silhouette of a Proud Boy – full with their signature Fred Perry logo, an association the clothing brand have strongly distanced themselves from – holding Woman Liberty, captioned: “Don’t Fear Lady, We Acquired You.”
The band’s endorsement of the far-right group led to their removing from Fb, with Brown claiming his private Instagram account has additionally been deleted