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 towards girls.” The dropping of Lindemann additionally got here alongside a separate report revealed by German information channel Tagesschau detailing extra accusations by extra girls.
Rammstein has now issued an announcement saying they’re taking the accusations very critically, and that they need followers to really feel protected each on the present and backstage. Rammstein additional states they “condemn any form 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 laborious and we take them extraordinarily critically. We are saying to our followers: You will need to us that you just really feel comfy and protected at our reveals – in entrance of and behind the stage.
“We condemn any form of transgression and ask you: don’t have interaction in public prejudice of any sort towards those that have made allegations. You might have a proper to your viewpoint. However we, the band, even have a proper – specifically to not be prejudiced both.”
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