It began earlier this week when Rammstein (particularly frontman Until Lindemann) was accused of misconduct after a present in Lithuania, which they denied ever occurred.
Then yesterday, Lindemann was dropped by his e-book writer Kiepenheuer & Witsch over these allegations plus utilization of his 2013 e-book In stillen Nächten in a porn video that allegedly “celebrates sexual violence in opposition to girls.” The dropping of Lindemann additionally got here alongside a separate report printed by German information channel Tagesschau detailing extra accusations by extra girls.
Rammstein has now issued an announcement saying they’re taking the accusations very severely, and that they need followers to really feel protected each on the present and backstage. Rammstein additional states they “condemn any sort of transgression” and that they encourage followers to not be hostile towards these girls who’ve come ahead with allegations.
The next was translated utilizing Google Translate: “The publications of the previous couple of days have triggered irritation and questions among the many public and particularly amongst our followers. The allegations hit us all very exhausting and we take them extraordinarily severely. We are saying to our followers: You will need to us that you just really feel comfy and protected at our exhibits – in entrance of and behind the stage.
“We condemn any sort of transgression and ask you: don’t interact in public prejudice of any sort in opposition to those that have made allegations. You’ve a proper to your standpoint. However we, the band, even have a proper – specifically to not be prejudiced both.”
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