Michael Vick Cancels Book Tour Due to Death Threats?!
“While we stand by Michael Vick’s right to free speech and the retailers’ right to free commerce, we cannot knowingly put anyone in harm’s way, and therefore we must announce the cancellation of Mr. Vick’s book-signing appearances. We’ve been assured these threats of violence, which have been reported to the police, are being taken very seriously by local authorities,” the president of Worthy Publishing, the books publishing company said on its website. – nypost
The Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback was scheduled to sign copies of his autobiography “Finally Free,” at Barnes & Noble stores in Atlanta, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The March 26 appearance set for Exton, Pa., was listed as canceled on the company’s website. – espn
Still Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, Michael Vick had to cancel his book tour for his new book “Finally Free” after receiving multiple derogatory, violent comments and even death threats! The Facebook page for the book, “Finally Free” got a lot of negative buzz from associations to the quarterback’s violent past (dogfighting), as animal rights activists tones escalated through conversation on the page! Worth publishing had to cancel the tour; check out the statement above! Vick served his bid, missing the entire 2007 and 2008 season due to the dogfighting; serving 18 months of that in federal prison! Sometimes people change… leave the guy alone already!