Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst Ponders Move to Crimea
It appears as though Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst is ready to "take a look around" at Crimea as a possible future residence. While the country has been a bit unstable in recent years after the 2014 Ukranian revolution and the subsequent annexation by the Russian Federation, Durst may be ready to answer the call by Crimean authorities to welcome Western celebrities to the country in return for international promotional opportunities.
Just last month, Crimean leader Sergey Aksyonov published an open letter in which he promised to turn the Black Sea peninsular region into "the new Beverly Hills," while mayors in several of the resort towns discussed granting land to Western celebrities to build upon in return for positive promotion that would hopefully pave the way for more people to visit the region.
Russian paper Izvestia (via Billboard) reports that Durst sent a letter to Crimean authorities in which he expressed his interest in spending half of the year in the country. He also shared his plan to produce films and TV series that would aid the entertainment industry and expressed his desire to help in the work for a "great future of Crimea and Russia."
The vocalist recently stated in a radio interview that he was interested in obtaining a Russian passport. It should be noted that Durst's wife, Kseniya Beryazina, is a native of Crimea. She's reportedly been teaching him Russian. Limp Bizkit will be spending a lot of time in Russia, mapping out a tour running from late October through a majority of November in the country. Dates can be found here.
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