Ariel Pink was confirmed that he was among the many crowds who attended yesterday’s riots on the Capitol Constructing to “peacefully present his assist for the president”.
A large number of Trump supporters managed to force their way into the Capitol building yesterday following a rally, which induced the constructing, which is the seat of US Authorities, to be put into lockdown as politicians and close by workplace buildings have been evacuated.
Posting privately on Instagram, director Alex Lee Moyer shared a photograph which confirmed that Pink was in attendance on the protest, alongside singer John Maus.
Sharing the snap of the trio sitting on a resort mattress, which was tagged in Washington DC, she wrote: “The day we virtually died however had a good time as an alternative.”
lol @ john maus and ariel pink ? pic.twitter.com/CpIkh3HUvo
— ⚠️ (@emilieaux) January 7, 2021
there’s photograph and video documentation that you just have been on the occasion. whether or not you entered the constructing or not doesn’t suggest that u weren’t concerned within the occasion. the instagram put up referring to ur music expressed that u loved at the moment’s occasion and had enjoyable alongside mates.
— ceci (@yerbalover) January 7, 2021
Moyer additionally shared a narrative displaying Maus on the Capitol garden, surrounded by protesters.
Whereas Pink confirmed his presence on the protest, he straight denied being part of the mob who later stormed the Capitol constructing.
“I used to be in dc to peacefully present my assist for the president. i attended the rally on the white home garden and went again to resort and took a nap. case closed,” he responded to at least one consumer.
He continued to point out assist for Trump, tweeting: “vote for trump.”
Maus didn’t straight deal with his attendance, however shared the hyperlink to a non secular encyclical from Pope Pius XI, written in 1939.
Ariel Pink, actual title Ariel Rosenberg, has beforehand been criticised for claiming “It’s not unlawful to be racist” and saying that homosexual marriage “pisses him off’, in addition to saying he “respects” the Westboro Baptist Church.
Each Maus and Pink beforehand contributed music to a documentary by Moyer which supplied a defence of incels and their usually threatening behaviour.
Different excessive profile figures at yesterday’s occasion included Iced Earth singer Jon Schaffer.
Regardless of the ugly scenes, Congress has since convened as soon as extra to certify Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’ victory within the U.S. election.