Tom Meighan speaks out after stepping down from Kasabian

6 July 2020, 15:55 | Updated: 7 July 2020, 08:30

Tom Meighan from Kasabian performs in 2018
Tom Meighan from Kasabian performs in 2018. Picture: Roberto Panucci - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images

The former vocalist of the Leicester band has appeared to break his silence on Twitter following the news of his departure.

Tom Meighan has spoken out after the news of his departure from Kasabian.

Earlier today (Monday 6 July) it was announced that the vocalist of the Leicester band would be stepping down due to “personal issues”.

Now, in what appears to be a tweet from his personal account, the rocker has now broken his silence, writing: "Following today's announcement I just wanted to let you all know that I am doing well. I'm in a really good place now. Thanks for all your love and support. I'll be seeing you all very soon. TM".

Earlier today the band took to social media, writing: "Tom Meighan is stepping down from Kasabian by mutual consent. Tom has struggled with personal issues that have affected his behaviour for quite some time and now wants to concentrate all his energies on getting his life back on track.

They added: "We will not be commenting further."

Meighan previously opened up about his mental health in 2017, admitting that he was impacted greatly due to splitting up with his partner and the death of a friend.

"Basically my life changed. I'm by myself. Because I lost myself," he told Q Magazine.

He added: "I had to sort my head out. My attitude. Stuff I was doing. People I was associating with. Not bad people.

"I was the one that was bad, I was in the haze. I was very unhappy, just down. You block it out by just carrying on."

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