Rick Allen Gives First Update After Getting Assaulted Violently

Rick Allen Gives First Update After Getting Assaulted Violently

Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen has broken his silence on getting assaulted violently by a person in Los Angeles. He thanked fans for their overwhelming support.

Last week, Rick Allen got assaulted by a 19-year-old person named Max Edward Hartley in South Florida, where he was staying in a hotel. When Allen went outside to have a cigarette, the attacker approached Allen backward and attacked him violently, knocking him down easily.

Following the incident, the drummer “hit his head on the ground” and got injured. Meanwhile, a woman who saw the incident ran out of the hotel and approached Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen to help him. Unfortunately, the Max-named person attacked her, and “while she is on the ground, the defendant continues to batter her by striking her.” However, Shortly after he attacked Rick Allen and the woman, Max, was arrested around the hotel when he was trying to break car windows.

There was nothing exact information about Rick Allen until today. Recently, he updated his social media pages to give an update about his current state of health. The drummer sent three separate tweets through his Twitter account and thanked people for their overwhelming support.

“Thank you everyone for your overwhelming support,” Allen said, according to Rock Fandom. “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.”

Confirming that he was shocked and confused about the incident, Allen added that he is trying to heal himself.

“We are focusing on healing for everyone involved,” he continued. “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.”

Concluding his words, Rick Allen showed off his positiveness, saying, “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.”

Shortly after the incident, Fort Lauderdale police released 911 calls that people asked them to arrest the guy who knocked Rick Allen down. In the first call, a woman said one of the guests of the hotel was beaten by the attacker. In her call, she didn’t mention Def Leppard drummer Rick Allen.

“Apparently a guest, some guy assaulted her and was actually beating her up in front of the front of our building,” she said.

Moreover, a man called the police to tell them he was sitting on a suspect who tried to break his restaurant’s window.

“Send the police here right now! I’m sitting on a fucking suspect,” he said, with another one adding, “I was sitting out front. This guy, I caught him throwing chairs inside our establishment and then he ran.”


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