Followers who paid $599 for one in all 900 copies of the music legend’s new e book “Philosophy of Trendy Tune” shared their outrage after evaluating notes on-line and realizing that the books contained similar reproductions of the star’s signature.
Followers in contrast the autographs on the particular copies of “Philosophy of Trendy Tune” and concluded they have been similar. Credit score: from Twitter/thmcdonald1
Dylan took to social media on Saturday to deal with the controversy, saying he resorted to utilizing an autopen for the limited-edition copies of the e book after a “dangerous case of vertigo” prevented him from having the ability to signal the books himself.
“Nevertheless, in 2019 I had a foul case of vertigo and it continued into the pandemic years. It takes a crew of 5 working in shut quarters with me to assist allow these signing classes, and we couldn’t discover a protected and workable option to full what I wanted to do whereas the virus was raging.”
He went on to say that he felt the strain of contractual deadlines and “the thought of utilizing an auto-pen was advised to me, together with the reassurance that this sort of factor is finished ‘on a regular basis’ within the artwork and literary worlds.”
Dylan added: “Utilizing a machine was an error in judgment and I wish to rectify it instantly.”
He signed off the assertion by saying that he was working with writer Simon & Schuster and his gallery companions to make issues proper and expressed his “deepest regrets.”
CNN has contacted Dylan’s representatives for additional remark.
Dylan’s apology comes days after Simon & Schuster issued an announcement confirming he had not hand-signed some copies of the e book, launched earlier this month, and promised clients a refund.