Journey Might Break Up and Donald Trump Could Be Partially to Blame
Journey — newly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — might soon be going their…well…Separate Ways. And President Donald Trump might be to blame, at least in part.
According to Variety, Journey’s lead guitarist and co-founder Neal Schon was incensed that three of his bandmates visited the White House in late July without telling Schon. The guitarist strongly objected to the visit because he doesn’t want the band to be associated with politics.
The dispute brought to light all sorts of other issues Schon has with his bandmates, and revealed a split within the group.
“How would you feel if u found out that the rest of the band wanted to tour without me?” Schon wrote on Twitter.
How would you feel if u found out that the rest of the band wanted to tour without me? I’ve always been 100%JRNY and made the right choices
— NEAL SCHON MUSIC (@NealSchonMusic) August 3, 2017
Schon claims that he is personally neutral on Trump, and the feud is not about him so much as it is the idea that he says the band agreed not to be involved with politics.
If you go to my FB where they drew the story from you’ll clearly see I said it’s not about Trump. Media is media https://t.co/t1JCATkSPW
— NEAL SCHON MUSIC (@NealSchonMusic) August 7, 2017
Undoubtedly, Journey fans are hopeful that the band can iron out their differences and Schon will be welcomed back into the fold with…y’know…Open Arms.
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