Wes Borland does not want to see innocent Muslim Americans take the blame for last week's terrorist atrocities...
LIMP BIZKIT guitarist WES
BORLAND has appealed to fans not to embark on “racist” revenge attacks
on Muslims following last week’s terrorist strikes on the US.
terrorist activity in New York and Washington
last Tuesday (September 11), tension has risen between white and Muslim Americans,
with reports of violence on Muslims across the US.
Now, speaking in a posting
on the group’s official website, www.limpbizkit.com, Borland
has urged fans not to take “your anger out on people who had nothing to do with
He wrote: “In the aftermath of the recent attacks on the
United States I have been hearing about numerous incidents of violence towards
Muslims and other ‘Middle Eastern Looking’ people. Not to say that all Muslims
are ‘Middle Eastern Looking’, but you get what I mean.
“I understand that
everyone is angry about what happened, but taking your anger out on people who
had nothing to do with these incidents is horribly wrong. These were not the
people who attacked us. No matter what people around you are saying about
someone, I urge you to think before you act.
“Remember that people by
themselves are smart, but those same people put into a large group can become
very stupid. Please try to understand that these are hate crimes against innocent
people who are your neighbours. This needs to be a time for reaching out to
others, not accusing them. Don’t be a racist. Don’t be a racist. Don’t be a