READ: Arnel Pineda Opens Up After Brother’s Arrest


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Arnel Pineda wrote a message to everyone following news that his brother was arrested.

On Tuesday, his brother Rusmon “Rustmon” Pineda was arrested in a drug bust operation.

The Journey lead singer took to Instagram to open up about the news.

He began, “to the bashers who chose to cowardly succumb to [prejudice] & unkindness while hiding conveniently in the cloak of your keyboards & computer screens, there are more helpful & useful things to do, like facing your precious mirror once in a while. Who knows, you might find yourselves as imperfect as me, my family, and everyone else..”

He also added something for his “real friends and supporters.”

Pineda said, “to my real friends & supporters, who knows that our friendship is eternally unbounded by time & space, you know who you are. Thank you for your prayers & love. You don’t even know how much all of you have hugely blessed us by sending kind & comforting words. May God be with you all always.”

He ended his post by saying “love & peace.”

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