Band Arcade Fire Wins Butler Sexual Misconduct: Canadians Rock band ‘Arcade Fire’ lead singer Vin Butler has been accused of sexual harassment by 4 people. Three of them are women while one did not identify his gender. According to a report, 3 women have alleged that Vin Butler abused them despite the huge age difference between them. Another alleged that Butler sexually assaulted her twice in 2015. This person has not disclosed his gender. However, Butler has denied all these allegations. Butler founded the band in 2001 with his wife Rijin Chaisangane.
According to a report in Variety, Vin Butler (Win Butler) At the same time, his wife Rijin has denied the allegations. A representative for the band said he did not wish to comment on the matter. The report claimed that the three women were fans of ‘Arcade Fire’. The trio claimed that they had sex with Butler, despite her disappearance.
Why is the age over 18?
The women claimed that they were sexually assaulted in 2016 and 2020. Butal was then 36 and 39 years old and she was 18 and 23 years old. While the fourth victim claimed that Butler sexually abused her in 2015 when she was 21 and Butler was 34. The fourth victim said that Butler sexually assaulted her first while they were both riding in the car and second time Butler sexually assaulted her on the pretext of showing her home.
talking through secret messages
Variety reports that Pitchfork claims to have seen screenshots of her and Butler’s text and Instagram Messenger messages and has spoken to friends and family members who claim to have heard about the alleged incidents. All four people on the account have secret messages.
Win Butler said – ‘agreed to make a relationship’
Variety further reports that Vin Butler has responded via PRO Risa Heller. He said that he had sex with all four. He also said that the relationship was consensual and that he (Butler) had not told him earlier. Rather, all four took the initiative.
Tags: music, singer
First Published: 28 August 2022, 10:26 IST