Stevie Nicks held nothing back when sharing a personal journal entry about her thoughts on Russian President Vladimir Putin and the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Nicks began, “Are you lonely, Mr. Putin? Is that why you sit at your long, long marble table, alone in the night and through the day and talk to ghosts? Because you really have no friends — everyone is afraid of you; afraid to even offer up good advice, because great emperors don’t listen to anyone but ghosts. Your ghosts must be shaking their heads concerning the killing of children and young people and destroying the houses of young families just for support. Your ghosts disapprove.”

Nicks continued, “Your athletes, great writers, extraordinary ballerinas — your amazing creative history. Even with all that beauty that stands behind you, you will never be forgiven. Your ghosts will haunt you night and day…I hope you never sleep again. I hope you sit at that long, ugly, lonely table for the rest of your life. I hope your ghosts surround you until you are old and grey and miserable. I hope the history books in your country cease to ever write another word about you.”

She concluded, “I hope you turn to dust…I hope you become invisible. I hope you become ‘the forgotten one’ and that you become ‘a complete unknown with no direction home…’ The ghosts are coming Mr. Putin. They’re coming for you. Perhaps, they’re already here…”


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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well-versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

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