Pete Parada says he has “no negative feelings towards my band”
The Offspring’s Pete Parada won’t be appearing with the band anytime soon, after he was let go for refusing to get vaccinated.
The 48-year-old musician says he has “no negative feelings towards my band” and is “heartbroken” by the situation. And he insists he’s not an anti-vaxxer but, rather, sits on the side of informed consent.“I need to state, unequivocally, that I support informed consent – which necessitates choice unburdened by coercion,” he continues. “I do not find it ethical or wise to allow those with the most power (government, corporations, organizations, employers) to dictate medical procedures to those with the least power.”
The Offspring hasn’t commented on Parada’s claims.Parada joined The Offspring in 2007 and performed on the band’s latest record,Let The Bad Times Roll, their first album in nearly a decade.Bad Timesdropped out in April and went to No. 1 on the Billboard’s Alternative Albums Chart and No. 27 on the Billboard 200.Read more: billboard »
Good Ratio Really stupid and closed-minded band. Well done by him for standing up for his own personal decision and rights! The vaccine is dangerous! It is untested, unapproved, and unnecessary. NoVaccine Deserved
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