Def Leppard’s Rick Allen Thanks Fans For Their ‘Overwhelming Support’ After Suffering ‘Act of Violence’
Def Leppard‘s Rick Allen took to social media to thank fans for their “overwhelming support” afer he was assaulted last week in front of the Four Seasons Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The 19-year-old suspect was arrested lastand is facing a chaege of abuse to an elderly or disabled adult without great harm. He has since bonded out of jail.
Allen wrote via social media,”Thank you everyone for your overwhelming support. Your love and prayers are truly helping. My wife Lauren was thankfully not with me at the time of the incident. We are together now, and working on recovering in a safe space.”
He continued, “We are focusing on healing for everyone involved. We ask you to join us in our effort to move from confusion and shock to compassion and empathy. We understand this act of violence can be triggering for so many people. To all of the fans, veterans, and first responders in our global community we are thinking of you all. Together with love, we can all get through these difficult times.”