Anonymous asked: It is such bullshit that you dont allow us to give gifts to the artists. You need to seriously re-evaluate.
It is not my policy it is security.
I can list a thousand reasons why we dont allow gifts and the main reason is safety. Not too long ago a girl pop group from japan had a MG the guy who walked in was hiding a knife in a teddy bear and slashed 2 of the girls. Blood in cupcakes. Mysterious powers in envelopes. Razorblades in letters or the framework of paintings. Needles in stuffed animals. An ear in a box with the note ‘are you listening’… A BOMB… No joke.
You are probably, most likely, perfectly sane, but there could be someone who wants to harm the artist for some self gratitude, my job is to follow the rules set by security to prevent an issue. What you see is me not allowing you to hand an artist a letter, what I see is me preventing a ‘what if’ situation.
We have never thrown away a letter or meaningful gift.