deadmau5 apologizes for offensive feedback, says he’s "going off the radar"
Joel Zimmerman (aka deadmau5) took to Twitter on Wednesday, October 10, to publicly apologize for making offensive feedback and mentioned he plans on going "off the radar" in an effort to take time and work on himself.
A video has not too long ago surfaced of Zimmerman enjoying video video games and making offensive feedback concerning the EDM artist Slushii's music because it performs within the background. He describes the track as "AIDS music" and goes on to name the observe "critically autistic shit."
Slushii took to Twitter yesterday - which occurred to coincide with World Mental Health Day - to confess to his followers that he's in truth on the autism spectrum and that he discovered the video "very disappointing."
"I’ve been bullied all my life," Slushii tweeted. "Seeing that video upsets me a lot as a result of I all the time appeared as much as deadmau5 and I don’t take having a type of autism frivolously. It’s unhappy as such an influential member of our neighborhood you proceed to make use of your platform to convey others down."
Zimmerman took to Twitter later that night time to difficulty his apology and admit that he's "lastly addressing my very own psychological well being challenges that I've wrestled with for the previous a number of years."
After consulting with pals and family members, Zimmerman admitted that he's "in want assist." It isn't but clear if "going off the radar" means the digital music maverick can be taking a step again from social media, his social life or his music profession generally.
You can learn Zimmerman's full assertion beneath.
Recently, the multi-faceted artist launched his personal mau5trap radio present on Sirius XM and has wrapped up scoring the forthcoming motion noir Netflix thriller, Polar.