Pinegrove frontman Evan Stephens Hall has posted a statement saying that he has been accused of sexual coercion. He writes, “my actions have caused someone i care about deep emotional pain and i am so sorry.” Here’s the full statement…
”I love Louis but Louis did these things. Both of these statements are true, so I just keep asking myself: ‘Can you love someone who did bad things? Can you still love them?’ I can mull that over later certainly, because the only people who matter right now are the victims.”
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.
Another woman has come forth with detailed accusations against Brand New’s Jesse Lacey, describing an incident where he ”pushed her against the wall, and kissed and touched her in ways she didn’t want.”
Max Bemis will be retiring the song “Wow, I Can Get Sexual, Too” from future Say Anything shows. ”We all need to care more, respect women more, respect ourselves more and GIVE A SHIT,” he says in a new statement.
The blowback from the The New York Times’ article on the Louis CK sexual misconduct allegations has been swift. Thursday night’s premiere of his new film I Love You Daddy was canceled just hours before it was supposed to happen and now the film’s distributor, The Orchard, has entirely canceled the release of the film, which was supposed to be out November 16….
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.