In an attempt to connect his army and his family in “humanity and love,” APMAs 2017 host Andy Biersack has unblocked everyone from his social media.

Check out his complete statement below!

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In a post made on his Instagram, Biersack reflected on how trolls have not only attacked him and his wife, Juliet Simms, but have also attacked his parents along with other family members.

“I have been attacked as has my wife and even my parents and family by many of these “fan” accounts without regard for the actual human hurt that it may elicit and in response I have done the thing we are all used to doing, I “blocked” them and moved on with my day however as time goes on I found myself having less and less interest in even signing ON to social media as the daily activity of reading some aggressive and upsetting diatribe about my life as they perceive it or my family and then hitting that “block” button has become too tedious.”

Hitting the block button became so tedious for the Black Veil Brides frontman that by the end of 2016, he was no longer signed into his Instagram onto his phone, however that's soon going to change for Biersack. He expressed his desire to not only come back to social media but his desire to trust again as well.

“I want to come back to social media, I want to trust you again. I want to be friends again like we used to be. I want to know that you won't come here to hurt me and I want YOU to know that I won't hurt you.”

However, despite making the decision to unblock every account off his social media, Biersack wanted to make clear that if someone is actively hurting or attacking you on social media, that there is no shame in keeping them blocked.

“I've been thinking a lot about this and PLEASE understand this isn't meant as me preaching to you to “unblock everybody” because if someone is hurting and attacking you you need to do what you see fit to escape their derision and I UNDERSTAND the concept of blocking someone who is causing you harm in any capacity…”

You can read Biersack's complete post below.

 

Hello everyone, I hope you're having a great week so far. I wanted to talk to you about something we all experience daily and something that has driven me and many of my contemporaries away from the connectivity and use of social media. Trolling, Baiting and ultimately Blocking. Now, many of you know that there is a large element of the online community that thrives entirely on negativity and trying to goad others into reactions. Accounts with this intention often say something awful followed by “block me” as a way of receiving validation of their rudeness from the party they are attacking. This isn't an isolated concept in human life but is increasingly more prevalent on social media sites that we all use daily. I have been attacked as has my wife and even my parents and family by many of these “fan” accounts without regard for the actual human hurt that it may elicit and in response I have done the thing we are all used to doing, I “blocked” them and moved on with my day however as time goes on I found myself having less and less interest in even signing ON to social media as the daily activity of reading some aggressive and upsetting diatribe about my life as they perceive it or my family and then hitting that “block” button has become too tedious. By the fall of 2016 I no longer even was signed into IG on my phone. I've been thinking a lot about this and PLEASE understand this isn't meant as me preaching to you to “unblock everybody” because if someone is hurting and attacking you you need to do what you see fit to escape their derision and I UNDERSTAND the concept of blocking someone who is causing you harm in any capacity BUT I want to try something. I want to come back to social media, I want to trust you again. I want to be friends again like we used to be. I want to know that you won't come here to hurt me and I want YOU to know that I won't hurt you. I want our army and our family to be connected in humanity and love. So, having said all of that I have unblocked every account from my social media, I am laying it all out there. I want to come back here and post and be active and connect with you guys. I'm giving you my trust��

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