Conor Oberst Responds To Rape Allegations As “Unequivocally False”

by Zack Zarrillo - Jan 6, 2014


Conor Oberst's publicist has issued a statement and called the recent rape allegations against the singer “absolutely, unequivocally false.” Oberst will be consulting a libel attorney regarding the claims as well. You can read the statement below after the jump.

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Usually we wouldn’t feel the urge to comment on spurious blog chatter but the recent allegations made about Conor Oberst by an anonymous commenter on the xoJane website are flagrant enough to demand our response. This individual’s accusations are absolutely, unequivocally false. Unfortunately, the internet allows for groundless statements like this to travel the world before the truth has any time to surface. This is a particularly serious and sickening allegation and there is no truth to it. Conor has nothing but abhorrence for the perpetrators of such crimes of sexual violence. The behavior attributed to him by this individual is in direct opposition to his principles. Conor is consulting with a libel attorney regarding this matter.

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    like i was already disgusted and disappointed, but his denial is really the cherry on top of the cake. shoulda known he...
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    WHAT? I just tried to imagine Conor stuttering the pants off a girl while shyly looking away.
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    This story hurts me so much. I have no idea who to believe but I really do believe in the accuser. We should always...
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    oh fuq well this ruins him for me
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