Did you hear him say that? Most likely no.
All of this has been blown way out of proportion. Actually the Uk press has shown themselves up. You don't see that crap anywhere else.. pure negative the way they treat foreign stars.
Of course he has fans over 8, and he's been active for the past 5years. People have been saying that he will disappear when the next big thing comes and he hasn't.
true to a point but he did go out in a gas mask and get on stage very late one night (I know that is the case & silly behaviour).