So what happens when a popular musician also turns out to be a, gasp, nerd?In our post-Guitar Hero times this is increasingly more often the case.According to a fact sheet on the dangers of online dating created by Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, “With the prevalence of rapes and sexual assault going unreported and the low conviction rate for those accused (1.2 percent), it’s likely that online dating remains very attractive to predators.” While it may be true that many have safely and successfully used these tools to meet people, the real issue is about creating awareness of the dangers that actually exist.The woman who was attacked was aware that there were risks.“I wouldn’t advise going alone anywhere with anyone no matter how nice they seem,” she said. Rock stars are perceived by most as being the coolest of all celebrities.
Just as in the case with the woman who was attacked, a person who may initially seem friendly and decent could be very dangerous.
No longer is the mantra that “nerds do it better” strictly applicable to bedroom prowess.
Geeks can rock out pretty damn fine as well, and not just while drunk playing videogames.
Therefore, he gave some advice on how to be as safe as possible.
“I would encourage to meet in public places, never private, and with a group of friends if possible,” said Browne.