The charges come after six women claimed on social media that they had been sexually assaulted by the musician, whose real name is Alex O’Connor, who was born in 1997. In an interview with the media published recently, O’Connor denied all claims of wrongdoing.
The charges come after six women claimed on social media that they had been sexually assaulted by the musician, whose real name is Alex O’Connor. The alleged offenses were said to have taken place in London, Manchester, and Bristol between May 2016 and April 2019.
In a statement released by Avon and Somerset police about their investigation into the allegations against the musician, Detective Chief Inspector Adam Bunting said: “These are serious allegations which we take very seriously.”
Rex Orange County Accused Of Sexual Assault
In a statement posted to Twitter recently, Rex orange county wrote: “Over the past seven days I have been accused of sexual abuse and sexual assault by six different women.”
He continued: “The accusations against me range from unwanted advances to rape. These accusations are false and not who I am.”
Orange County Police Department has confirmed that Rex Orange County is under investigation for multiple counts of sexual assault, but did not give any further details about the case.
He added that the allegations were not something he could take lightly, and would be taking some time away from the spotlight while they were being dealt with.
“I cannot in good faith and conscience return to the stage as an artist until these allegations are resolved,” said Orange County in a statement on Facebook. “I will also be stepping down from my social media accounts for the time being.”