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Dan Reynolds Responds to Imagine Dragons Haters - Read His Message

Dan Reynolds Responds to Imagine Dragons Haters - Read His Message

Dan Reynolds is opening up about the mean things people have said about his band, Imagine Dragons.

The 31-year-old frontman got candid in a series of notes on his Instagram on Wednesday evening (February 27).

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“For a decade now I’ve dealt with critics and other bands saying extremely harsh things about my band. Not what I would call ‘fair criticism’ (which I always try my best to receive and learn from) but actual click-bait horse s–t. Words filled with vile and hate meant to feed humanities need to laugh at each other’s imperfections and fails,” he wrote.

“I’ve stood silently and taken it for years. It has added to the depression I’ve dealt with since youth. I don’t say this in search of sympathy, but just as a fact. It’s not the person that causes me the feelings of stress and depression, but what it does to the world we as a band have created.”

“I’ve gotten over the fact that guys in other bands (The 1975, Foster The People, Smashing Pumpkins, Slipknot etc.) feel a need to talk badly about my band for whatever reason. I don’t feel anger towards them actually, just more of a sadness that this industry embraces, even celebrates this mentality.”

“My band mates are some of my best friends. We are authentically ourselves and strive to bring positivity and empowerment to the world. We’ll continue to do just that.”

Read his full message below.

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  • Ash

    Oh please! Your band is below mediocre to say the least. Even Nickelback is better than your band and that says a lot. The two things that keep you in the news are virtue signalling and when you sing half naked showing your body.

  • http://hisblossombunny.tumblr.com/ NerdyBirdy

    GOOD!! the haters are pathetic LOSERS

  • http://hisblossombunny.tumblr.com/ NerdyBirdy

    fuck off

  • Ash

    Not an argument. Try again bitch.

  • Rebecca Bridges

    Nickelback bahahahaha made my day with that <3 :D

  • Rebecca Bridges

    Nickelback bahahahaha made my day with that <3 :D

  • Jay Last

    He has a band and a great body. Right there he’s already accomplished 100% more than you’ll ever accomplish with your life. Your jealousy is obvious.

  • Gina

    When haters come out of the woodworks, it means you’re popular. Take it as a compliment.