Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder has never been one to shy away from publicly discussing his far-left political beliefs.
And in a new interview with professional surfer Mark Richards, the aging rock singer decided to go after the National Rifle Association and supporters of the Second Amendment.
"The fact that we're living in a country where 90 percent of the people want further gun laws -- to maybe somehow put a dent in some of this insanity that's happening -- and yet there's no further legislation taking place, it's very frustrating and upsetting," said Vedder.
"If I didn't have music to kind of at least get some of the aggression out or take the edge off, you wouldn't want me having a gun either,” he said to nervous laughter.
He later accused supporters of the Second Amendment of hiding behind the U.S. Constitution, adding that they even defend themselves by arguing that guns are “fun.”
"I get so angry that I almost wish bad things upon these people," Vedder said.
"But I don't have to because it seems like they happen anyways. It seems like every week I'm reading about a 4-year-old either shooting their sister, their dad, their dog, their brother or themselves, because there's f**king guns laying around. But I guess it's 'fun,’” he added.
You can watch his comment here [language content warning]:
Pearl Jam's latest album will hit stores later this month.
(H/T: Huffington Post)
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