Metallica took to their social media accounts in the present day to warn followers of pretend accounts claiming to belong to James Hetfield, saying these impersonating him on-line have unfold misinformation and brought about “harm to different individuals.”
In a prolonged assertion, Hetfield wrote, “There are individuals on-line which have assumed my id, spreading misinformation, and have brought about harm to different individuals.
“There are imposters and predators on the market. That is out of my management, however it’s in your management who you select to attach with. Please watch out on socials and vet individuals earlier than getting in touch with them.
The assertion continued, with Hetfield reiterating that, “To be clear…I’m NOT on any social media types, Fb, Instagram, and many others. The one connection I’ve with social media is thru the Official Metallica website and Official Metallica socials. In case you are following or speaking with somebody who you assume is or is portraying themselves as me… IT IS NOT ME.
“I hope this helps those that have been or are getting deceived and are ashamed to speak about it.”
The be aware was signed “With love and respect, James ‘Papa Het’ Hetfield.”
Phrase to the clever, people: beware of pretend Hetfields marauding the Web. You may see the total assertion under, by way of their Instagram account. The put up was additionally shared to the Metallica Facebook page.
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