Mandy Moore, left, claimed in a New York Times that her ex-husband, Ryan Adams, was emotionally abuse and control of her career.
At least seven women have reportedly accused singer Ryan Adams, the ex-husband of Mandy Moore, from sexual misconduct and allegedly teased women with career opportunities if he tried to pursue them for sex.
Adams, 44, a seven-time Grammy nominee announced as a champion of female artists, was accused of “manipulative behavior” by at least seven women and more than a dozen employees in the New York Times Wednesday published report.
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His ex, Mandy Moore, the 34-year-old star of “This is Us,” said the two met in 2007, when she was 23 years old. At the time, Moore claimed, he was emotionally abusive and seemingly took control of her career after the discourage you from working with other managers or producers.
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Moore told The times she and Adams — with whom she was married for almost six years — wrote songs together, that he would promise to explain, but she did not.
“He would always tell me, ‘You’re not a real musician, because you don’t play an instrument,” she said. “Controlling behavior, in essence, did my ability to make new connections in the industry in a very important and potentially lucrative time — my entire mid-to-late 20s,”
Megan Butterworth, ex-fiancee of Adams, described the singer as emotional abuse and claimed that when they were together, he isolated her and would get angry and physically intimidate her.
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Moore said that in the past few months, and they Butterworth realized the similarities in their experiences with Adams, and have a “support system” with others that have similar relationships with the singer.
At least seven women have reportedly accused singer Ryan Adams, the ex-husband of Mandy Moore, from sexual misconduct and emotional manipulation.
“What is your experience with it — the treatment, the destructive, manic kind of back and forth behavior — it feels so exclusive,” Moore told the news outlet. “You feel as if there were no other people treated like this.”
While Fox News’ requests to reach Adams were not immediately successful, his lawyer, Andrew Brettler, told the Times that Butterworth’s descriptions of Adams as a control or offensive were inaccurate. By Brettler, Adams said Moore has a “completely conflicts with his view of the relationship.”
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Others, who spoke with The Times about Adams is equipped with a now-20-year-old fan identified as Ava, who claims that she began to talk with Adams in 2013 when she was 14, and played the bass.
Their correspondence about music, ultimately, sexual, and Ava said that Adams exposed himself during Skype video calls. Adams reportedly being questioned Ava’s age, but seemed not totally convinced — Adams reportedly wrote to her in November 2014: “I would be in trouble if someone knew that we talked.”
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Adams, through his lawyer, said while he communicates with the fans, he “didn’t remember that online communication with everyone related to anything outside the music.”
“If, in fact, this woman was a minor, Mr Adams was not aware of,” Brettler sad. The Times, which reported Adams never met Ava, she said assessed 3,217 text messages between the two that were sent over a period of nine months when she was 15 and 16.
After the article was published on Wednesday, Adams tweeted that he is not “perfect” and offered his apologies to those he hurt is deep and without reservation.” He said that the article outlines a “upsettingly inaccurate” picture and details are “wrong; some are exaggerated, some are downright false.”