LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Rock singer Ryan Adams on Wednesday referred to as a New York Instances article about him “upsettingly inaccurate” however mentioned he was “not an ideal man” and apologized to anybody he had harm.
Adams, 44, was responding on Twitter to a New York Instances story during which seven ladies, together with his ex-wife actress Mandy Moore, accused him of manipulative conduct and of pursuing feminine artists for intercourse.
One of many ladies mentioned he had exchanged sexually specific messages on-line along with her when she was aged 15 and 16.
“I’m not an ideal man and I’ve made many errors. To anybody I’ve ever harm, nevertheless unintentionally, I apologize deeply and unreservedly,” Adams tweeted.
“However the image that this text paints is upsettingly inaccurate. A few of its particulars are misrepresented; some are exaggerated; some are outright false. I’d by no means have inappropriate interactions with somebody I assumed was underage. Interval.,” he added.
Andrew Brettler, an legal professional for Adams, advised the newspaper that the singer “unequivocally denies that he ever engaged in inappropriate on-line sexual communications with somebody he knew was underage.”
Requested for additional remark, Brettler referred Reuters to Adams’ assertion on Twitter.
Adams launched his music profession with the band Whiskeytown and made his solo debut in 2000 with the album “Heartbreaker.” Additionally a songwriter and file producer, he has labored with among the business’s large names, together with John Mayer, Willie Nelson and Norah Jones.
Adams is the most recent of dozens of males to be accused of inappropriate conduct previously 18 months because the #MeToo motion has unfold past Hollywood and into the music business, politics and company boardrooms.
“That is Us” actress and singer Moore, who married Adams in 2009, advised the New York Instances that “music was some extent of management for him.”
Moore mentioned that in their marriage Adams diminished her abilities as a singer and she or he accused him of controlling conduct. Their divorce was finalised in 2016.
(Reporting by Jill Serjeant; modifying by Invoice Tarrant and Invoice Rigby)