The Scoop: According to a tweet from writer Daniel Ralston, vocalist for post hardcore outfit Thursday, Geoff Rickly, was robbed at gunpoint last night, but is safe now. Rickly commented on the robbery today saying that he is indeed safe and thanked all his fans for their well-wishes. You can check out both Ralston’s and Rickly’s tweets below.
Oh shit. @geoffrickly got robbed at gunpoint last night. He’s ok, but let’s all send him good thoughts because he is the best.
— Daniel Ralston (@danielralston) June 4, 2013
Thank you for the well-wishes. Still love you, New York. Still hate you, guns. Friends, love you X10. No $.No phone.Can’t steal sunshine…
— Geoffrey Rickly (@GeoffRickly) June 4, 2013
The Spin: Being robbed in itself is a frightening experience, let alone being robbed at gunpoint. Nevertheless, we hear at MEB are glad that Rickly is now safe and sound and wish him all the best.
The Question: What do you make of the situation? Is it the gun’s fault, or the person’s? Let us know in the comments below!