This weekend I ventured down to the goliath of a city that is London to see the cure at Hyde park. The day was assured to be a fun one , it was sunny , England won against Sweden and everyone was enjoying themselves. I ventured to the gig wearing a Sheila take a bow t shirt thinking nothing of it and that I would just be seen as a music lover, I was incorrect.
During the gig I was shouted at and mocked for the t-shirt , and called a nazi, a fascist and a homophobe. To this I replied "why am i being called this" and I found it was due to my love of Morrissey and for the words he says rather than my own personal beliefs. This wasn't just a single event it happened numerous times throughout the day.
I personally don't believe Morrissey is a racist, far from it in fact, and I don't believe be has fascist views. But very narrow minded people do believe this and will revel in the opportunity to insult and provoke his fans into action.
To this I urge all moz fans to not rise to the hatred felt by our haters and to not give into the pressure put upon us by many media sites and journalists.
After the abuse I felt from people I was feeling rather worried about wearing my smiths and Morrissey attire. However the next day I got up, put my Morrissey t shirt on, and put maladjusted on in the pub juke box.
I just wanted to share this story to show the nasty nature of some people in the modern world and to urge people not to rise to it and to continue to listen to and love Morrissey.