Accusations resurfaced against former ‘Silicon Valley’ and ‘Gorburger’ star TJ Miller from his college days, where he allegedly sexually and physically assaulted a woman. Miller ”denies any wrongdoing.”
At the Drive In’s Cedric Bixler Zavala responded to Masterson’s denial, saying, “he’s had about 15 years to make this statement. Every time he had a chance he laughed at the victims. He is surrounded by enablers.”
As allegations of sexual conduct against powerful men continue to come out, the New York Times has published the accounts of nine women accusing Israel Horovitz, a playwright, screenwriter, and also father of Adam Horovitz aka Ad-Rock of the Beastie Boys.
Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons was accused of sexual assault, which he first denied and then later apologized to “any women from my past who I may have offended.” Since then, screenwriter Jenny Lumet shared a detailed account via The Hollywood Reporter of Simmons assaulting her in 1991, and Simmons has now given his own statement…
Cedric Bixler Zavala called “Incurably Innocent” “a song about sexual abuse and being able to finally speak out.” Specifically, its lyrics relate to his wife, Chrissie Carnell Bixler’s alleged rape by Danny Masterson.
Bixler’s husband, At the Drive In and The Mars Volta frontman Cedric Bixler Zavala, has also commented on Twitter, mentioning that The Church of Scientology has been harassing his family since his wife pressed charges last year.
Several women have come forward with detailed accounts accusing FYF Founder Sean Carlson of sexual misconduct and assault. Goldenvoice parted ways with Carlson shortly before the report was made public.
“While were filming Goonies it was obvious that he was having a rough time. We were friends and I tried to be as supportive as possible. Beyond, emotional affinity, it was impossible to figure out some other way of helping. He was a strong, confident, cocky kid, who was wise beyond his years. I lived with a sense of dread for him.”
In a new statement, Ethan Kath says Alice Glass left Crystal Castles “to handle her mental health and substance abuse issues” and he “fully supported her,” but now he “can’t support extortion, false claims, and accusations put forth after the band gained success without her.”
“The thing about all of this — the #MeToo movement, the calling out of creeps and pedophiles and let’s just call them what they are, bad men — is it’s actually really working. These men are losing their jobs. They’re becoming famous for new reasons,“ Bethany writes.
Alice Glassleft Crystal Castles in 2014 and now has an active solo project underway, while Ethan Kathcontinued Crystal Castles with a different singer. At the time of her departure, Alice said that she left the group “for a multitude of reasons both professional and personal,” and now she has given a detailed account of Ethan Kath taking advantage of her for years, abusing her physically, and forcing her to have se with him.
“I am endlessly sorry for my inappropriate behavior. I took advantage of my position as a musician, though I never intended to hurt anyone emotionally or otherwise. I’ve been an insensitive creep,“ Mondanile’s apology begins.
“At the time, I had thought that my actions were consensual and now understand that this was not the case. This encounter did not meet the criteria for getting consent. I abused this person, and I have not held myself accountable for this.”
Last week, the news broke that the reason for Matt Mondanile‘s departure from Real Estate was that the band fired him after “allegations of unacceptable treatment of women were brought to [their] attention.” Details on the situation by seven women have now surfaced in a new SPIN article.
“We do not live in a society where a 21 year old college student can feel safe enough to pursue criminal charges against a celebrity for an alleged rape,” Karen Koehler, the accusers’ lawyer, wrote in an open letter.