The star claimed the FBI and CIA had "failed" the American people after the recent terrorist bombings...
MOBY has apologised for a posting on his
official website following the terrorist strikes in the US, in which he appeared
to criticise the US intelligence services.
reported on NME.COM, writing from his New
York apartment in a posting on his official website, www.moby-online.com, the dance star said he
believed that the people of New York had been “failed” by the
FBI and CIA, who “exist solely to protect us
from this sort of atrocity”.
However, in a new posting, the dance star claims
he was in “no way criticising the men and women who work for these institutions”.
He wrote: “I should probably let this issue rest, but I do feel the need to
explain myself further, seeing as I believe that my post of a few days ago has
“When I wrote my update criticising the
FBI, CIA and military, I was distraught. I
was waiting to find out about friends who were missing and I was in shock. So I
do acknowledge that what I wrote was rash and hasty, and for that I apologise.
In that update I was in no way criticising the men and women who work for
“The people who comprise these institutions are hard
working and noble, and I in no way intended my criticism of these institutions to
be a criticism of the people who work for them. I really do hold the men and
women who serve the public in the highest regard. And it troubles me to think
that I might have hurt the feelings of individuals who are actively involved in
serving the public. So again, I apologise.
“When time has passed and when
emotions have settled down I’m sure that qualified people will be able to assess
the situation with the FBI / CIA and military,
and better understand how such a tragedy was able to occur on their watch. I in
no way would present myself as being qualified to have anything other than a
pedestrian and naive understanding of the way in which these organisations work.
“I was upset. So please let me reiterate that even when I was distraught and
when I wrote that update I was in no way, no way at all, criticising the men and
women who work for the FBI, the CIA, and the