Image The Dead Kennedys have released a statement responding to former frontman Jello Biafra. Last week Jello criticized his former bandmates for licensing their classic song, "Too Drunk to Fuck" to the upcoming Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez double feature Grindhouse.

The band's stern response also urges Biafra to donate his portion of the proceeds to charity:
Another year, another misleading public claim by the ever striving for attention Jello Biafra. While we would have preferred not to jump back into the fray, we felt it was warranted to make a public response due to Jello publicly giving away key scene points and false information for a movie that Tarantino's fans are eagerly awaiting.

Jello and his former bandmates have frequently sparred in the press in recent years. Most prominently in 2000 a court awarded rights to the majority of the Dead Kennedys' back catalogue to the Decay Music partnership, but following that the members have had repeatedly squabbled over touring, reissues and other matters.


In his statement, he included the preteen daughter of one of the other band members. His public comments show that he is more interested in casting himself as a martyr rather than having any regard for women's or children's rights. It also shows that he has no regard for the safety of a child. As usual, it's all about Jello.

In his statement, he included the preteen daughter of one of the other band members. His public comments show that he is more interested in casting himself as a martyr rather than having any regard for women's or children's rights. It also shows that he has no regard for the safety of a child. As usual, it's all about Jello.

Contrary to Jello claiming all the writing credit for himself, East Bay Ray, Klaus Flouride and D.H. Peligro also contributed to this song. Jello did not write "every note of that song," that was proven in a court of law, when he was found guilty of fraud, and strains credibility.

On a final note, JELLO is getting paid EXTREMELY WELL, and we challenge him to put his money where his mouth is and donate his share to a woman's cause, if he is truly concerned with the issue.

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