Stryper bassist Timothy Gaines lashes out at unsolicited personal attacks
It is no secret that Stryper bassist Timothy Gaines has been going through some personal issues (i.e. a divorce) which was made public by some of his Stryper bandmates and with frontman Michael Sweet questioning Gaines‘ involvement with the
band in the future. Gaines has apparently had enough.
The following message was posted on one of Gaines‘ Facebook pages earlier today:
“For the last year I’ve been dealing with life issues.. not good ones, but what I suppose (according to polls) at least 50% of America goes through. Since around August, when Stryper suddenly felt the need to “broadcast” my personal problems to the public, Ive dealt with an onslaught of personal attacks. Not only to myself, but also my family, and persons very close to me that I care about greatly about, coming from “The self righteous right.” The words “Whore” “Groupie” “Gold digger” are often accompanied by unsolicited personal attack messages, texts and email. I don’t really have an apology to anyone for my actions. But YOUR actions are unwarranted. When people on the receiving end are contemplating suicide because of bullying and verbal abuse, then YOU have crossed the line. From now on, ANY post sent to me or my “friends” will reposted here with a link to your page. My personal life is suddenly an open book? So is yours.”