January 31, 2023

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Rex dropped Orange County sexual assault charges

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All six sexual assault charges against British singer Rex Orange County have been dismissed following an investigation by the Crown Prosecution Service.

In October, the artist – real name: Alexander O’Connor – was accused of assaulting six separate women in London over two days last June. After pleading not guilty to all six charges, O’Connor was released on unconditional bail. A tentative court date was set for Jan. 3, but the results of the investigation revealed that “this case has no merit,” the singer said in a statement, noting that the only evidence against him was the accuser’s account, backed by video footage and the testimony of another person present. was opposed.

“Not guilty verdicts have been entered on all charges,” O’Connor wrote. “I have always denied these allegations and am grateful that independent evidence has cleared me of any wrongdoing. I have never assaulted anyone and I do not condone violence or abusive behavior of any kind.” The statement is as follows in its entirety:

“Today all charges against me have been dropped. The Crown Prosecution Service reviewed the evidence and decided that there was no merit in the case, not guilty verdicts were entered on all charges. I have always denied these allegations and am grateful that independent evidence has cleared me of any wrongdoing. I have never assaulted anyone and I do not condone violence or abusive behavior of any kind.

“I would like to explain some details around what I was accused of, because I have not been able to deal with it so far and there has been misinformation about the case. I was wrongly accused of touching someone on their legs, neck, back and bottom one evening. This resulted in 6 sexual assault charges. The only evidence against me was the person’s account. However, CCTV footage obtained by the police contradicts their version of events. Their partner was also present throughout the evening during the interrogation and gave a statement to the police which did not support the charges against me.

“This has been a difficult time for everyone involved and I want to thank everyone who has helped me through this as well as my family and loved ones for their continued support.”

As Rex Orange County, the artist rose to indie fame with his 2017 hits “Best Friend” and “Loving Is Easy.” That same year, she appeared on two songs from Tyler, the Creator’s original 2017 album “Flower Boy.” O’Connor has released one mixtape and three studio albums, including the latest, “Who Cares?” Published in March

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