Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick may be close to five years removed from serving prison time for dog fighting, but that doesn’t mean people still aren’t mad.
Birds 24/7 is reporting that Vick has had to cancel public appearance at three different book signings in three different states because of threats to his family, himself, Barnes and Noble book stores, employees, and the property.
Vick was set to sign copies of his book, “Michael Vick: Finally Free” at three Barnes and Noble locations: in Atlanta, New Jersey and Exton, Pa. All have been cancelled because of safety concerns. The Atlanta appearance was scheduled for this Saturday.
“While we stand by Michael Vick’s right to free speech and the retailers’ right to free commerce, we cannot knowingly put anyone in harm’s way, and therefore we must announce the cancellation of Mr. Vick’s book-signing appearances,” said Byron Williamson, president of Worthy Publishing. “We’ve been assured these threats of violence, which hav