”I don’t believe that abusers should be cut off and abandoned from public life. I believe that people have the ability to change and better themselves and should be able to integrate back into society,” former Real Estate member Matt Mondanile says in a new statement.
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.”
”I’ve dealt with my own share of bullshit from men in this industry and beyond so I know what it’s like, and I’m glad that people are speaking out about their experiences in order to create a better atmosphere for all.” – Chelsea Wolfe.
Dave Cutbush, company director of Perth-based touring company Life Is Noise, has been fired after admitting to allegations of sexual misconduct. In wake of the allegations, Sleep cancelled their tour that Cutbush booked.
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…
Garrison Keillor, the creator of and former host of long-running NPR variety series A Prairie Home Companion as well as contributing to other NPR programs, has been fired from Minnesota Public Radio following accusations of “inappropriate behavior with an individual who worked with him.” As a result, MPR is changing the name of the long-running series.
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.