We’ve all identified deadmau5 to be a somewhat brash particular person, one with no filter. However, this week, he’s made tweets that led to him being accused of transphobia and homophobia, in addition to calling one other producer’s music “autistic shit.” These tweets are out of character for deadmau5, actual title Joel Zimmerman, and the fact of that hasn’t gotten previous him.
In a press release posted to Twitter this night, Zimmerman writes, “This has been a really tough interval and I sincerely apologize for my feedback which had been fully offensive and I take full accountability for. […] I’ve consulted with buddies and family members and I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m in want assist to get on high of my points and turn into a greater me.”
His admission is made much more salient immediately, on World Mental Health Day. It’s okay to not be okay, and regardless of his “fully offensive” statements, we stand with him as he faces his personal challenges forward.
Read his full assertion beneath.