Tom DeLonge responds to fans who call him 'crazy' for UFO studies
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Former Blink-182 guitarist and singer Tom DeLonge has responded in a series of now-deleted tweets to people who have called him crazy for his research into UFOs and his plans to build a spaceship through his new science academy. In the tweets, captured by Reddit before they disappeared, DeLonge wrote, "Big things coming. It's easy to call it crazy...I get it. But -- in the end it will be unnerving to be wrong."
The criticisms of DeLonge for being "crazy" began in earnest after a recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast. The interview saw DeLonge delve into a story about a “life form” discovered during the Cold War and the alleged truth behind the 1947 Roswell incident, in which a UFO is said to have crashed in New Mexico.
Watch his interview on The Joe Rogan Experience:
According to DeLonge, the craft was not a UFO but a German vessel enhanced with alien technology.
From his UFO studies to his multi-media projects, DeLonge told us that it all starts with his own creative impulses: "I really just do this for myself, you know, to challenge myself, be ambitious, and to accomplish things that people would think I'm personally never able to accomplish. And that is what brings the enjoyment."
DeLonge recently revealed plans to build a “beyond revolutionary craft" that can travel through space and time.
He's looking for investors to help fund the project, which is being mounted through his newly unveiled To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science.
The academy is described as a “consortium of scientists, aerospace engineers and creatives” working to explore topics like “supernormal experiences,” telepathy and exotic aerospace technologies. DeLonge is President and CEO.