was recently fired after he was caught stealing from the band.
"Almost as soon as I began touring with MCR I ran into problems with a
member of the band's crew who I'll not name. The problems were many,
big and small, but some of them were large enough that they began to
greatly impact me and, by extension, my family. I'd reached my wits'
end, and I made what was certainly the poorest decision of my life.
Rather than address the issues that I had with the crew member in an
open and honest manner, I tried to make them look irresponsible. My
intention was to make this person look incompetent. I had no intention
of profiting whatsoever. Again, I cannot overstate how poor my judgment
was in this situation; it was a tremendous mistake, and it's one I'll
regret for years to come.
"I would have liked an opportunity to share my side of the story with
MCR, an opportunity to express my remorse. I was never given one.
"I'd like to thank MCR's members, crew, and supporters for giving me
some of the best musical experiences of my life in the past several
months. However brief our partnership, it was an honour and a dream come
true to play with such a talented bunch of individuals. I wish MCR the
best of luck in the future, and I'm looking forward to my next
Well, why didn't he tell us this sooner?! His image is now officially squeaky clean in my book. Are there any bands out there that need a new drummer who will only steal if he is framing a crew member?
Also See: My Chemical Romance Fires Drummer for Stealing