Sum 41 frontman - Deryck Whibley attacked in Japan

August 8th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

ber Tokyo, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Sum 41 frontman – Deryck Whibley has been attacked in Japan in a bar. The incident happened on Thursday and Deryck has also been sent to the hospital for medical aid. The incident is still under police investigation.

The news was confirmed by the band, which also posted a message about the attack on the popular social networking site Facebook. They wrote on their Facebook page that, “It is unfortunate to say, but Deryck Whibley is still in the hospital. He was attacked late last night in Japan. We are waiting for results and we are hoping for the best. Thanks for your support.” according to reports, the band was playing at the Summer Sonic rock festival and Deryck was attacked and injured in a bar brawl.

According to medical reports, the frontman has suffered from a slip disc and apparently this is not the first time that he has had a slip disc. Earlier also the band was forced to cut short their tour after Deryck was found to be suffering from bronchitis.

Fans were praying for the rocker and the band acknowledged their best wishes on the popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter and they wrote that, Thanks for your Support.”

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