Independent music star Ariel Pink was dropped from his record label after attending President Trump’s gathering – although he denied storming the Capitol, saying he went to take a nap.
Label Mexican Summer company made this announcement Friday amid backlash after “Baby” boasted of supporting Trump in the Wednesday rally in Washington, DC that preceded the riots.
“Due to recent events, Mexican Summer and his staff decided to end their business relationship with Ariel Rosenberg AKA Ariel Pink in order to move forward,” The New York-based record company tweeted Friday.
The singer openly expected a backlash, though he insisted he was asleep when rioters stormed the Capitol.
“I attended the gathering in the lawn of the White House and went back to the hotel and took a nap. The case is closed.” Tweet Thursday Who supported him on the march alongside fellow independent musician John Mouse, and insisted that he was against “violent confrontation or rioting.”
The decision to abandon him, solely on the grounds of his political leanings, was soon seen as a “culture abolition” at its worst and “biblical intolerance”.
“He went to a rally for the gods,” one of them said Supportive response To his previous name, while others indicated that he was not accused of anything illegal.
“Drop a great artist to have an opinion that says more about your brand than an artist,” A fan wrote.
“You’re crushing openness, restraining free-thinkers and promoting a culture that inhibits creativity.”
Others suggested it was “It is clearly illegal.”
“Do you expel anyone with different beliefs?” One commenter asked, noting that she had opened a “clear lawsuit” for the Los Angeles-based singer.