Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix is apologizing for his quick reaction to Wayne Static's death. After the Static-X rocker passed away this weekend, Shaddix tweeted that "too many musicians are dying from drug overdoses."
Static's widow Tera Wray and others have since explained that Wayne's death had nothing to do with drugs.
Shaddix tells Loudwire he's "incredibly sorry" for his comments, adding that his heart goes out to Static's family, regardless. He says it was never his intention to drag him through the mud.
He also posted an apology to his Facebook page:
The apology comes after Tera Wray put out a second statement reiterating that Static did not die from an overdose. She also went after unnamed musicians for offering their so-called "expert opinion" on someone they don't actually know. She asked them to show some respect to Wayne and his memory, and thanked everyone who has sent her and her family kind and positive messages.
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