Posted in music on July 16, 2014

Conor Oberst

You may have heard that in 2013 Conor Oberst was accused of rape by a fan, Joan Elizabeth Harris, but has now apologized, saying her accusations were 100% false. In a new public statement, Conor has accepted her apology, saying:

I have accepted Joanie Faircloth's apology and retraction to clear my name. This has been extremely difficult and stressful for me personally and for those I love. I'm appreciative of the family, friends, fans, and business partners who supported me throughout this and look forward to happier times as we all move forward with our lives.
Conor's tour with Dawes hits Central Park Summerstage later this month.

---

      

Comments (29)

He should stop using that rape-y PR photo though.

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 1:32 PM

1:32 beat me to it.

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 1:47 PM

Must say only nice things, must say only nice things.

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 1:52 PM

Where's the thanks to all of us BV commenters? We've done a lot to help his rape rap.

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:06 PM

1:32 #rapegaze

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:11 PM

Are we going to get a posting for when he takes a shit or eats lunch from now on too?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:31 PM

2:31 No we'll probably just go back to hearing about Morrissey

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:38 PM

What about that piece of shit Fem website XOJane.com?
They should be held responsible and sued for liable for originally posting that bitches false accusations!

Posted by spikenyc | July 16, 2014 2:47 PM

He teaches us to do what we want, because privilege doesn't get caught.

"LOL! Dad's a lawyer, so suck it."

-Jersey Republican

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:47 PM

^ corrects grammar on Gawker, then brags to his boyfriend how he "showed them"

#miserablelittleman #gothefuckawaynow

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:53 PM

He needs to next apologise for his raping of my ears with his vapid, whiny "music".

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 2:58 PM

I second 2:58pm. It's a class action suit forming...

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 3:01 PM

You can't second yourself, hippo head

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 3:03 PM

what does Mac Demarco think of all this?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 3:10 PM

conor oberst raped mac demarco?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 3:15 PM

conor oberst raped delicate steve?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 3:29 PM

seriously, has XOJane.com responded to this? have they apologized to Conor Oberst? has he accepted their apology? were they named in his libel suit?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 4:01 PM

Steve raped Connor Oberst delicately?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 4:06 PM

4:01 - Some guy from a band that everyone knows raped my dog. Can that guy now sue BV for libel? (you are dumb.)

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 4:20 PM

So so rapey

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 4:43 PM

Hummus

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 4:51 PM

who would honestly believe that conor oberst was physically capable of raping someone?

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 5:46 PM

i'm pretty sure the dude in that picture raped me 2 years ago

Posted by Anonymous | July 16, 2014 5:52 PM

Tapioca and the Flea

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2014 8:37 AM

makes sense he'd accept it, he bought and paid for it after all

it was probably pretty expensive to shut her up

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2014 10:12 AM

Ease up on the guy. He's touring with Dawes--that's punishment enough.

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2014 12:17 PM

12:17, you shut your fool mouth. DAWES OWNS

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2014 12:37 PM

Conor can now go back to being Dylan's heir apparent.

Posted by Anonymous | July 17, 2014 1:55 PM

Leave a Comment