Ameer Vann Leaves Brockhampton Following Sexual Misconduct And Abuse Allegations
"Lied to us, and we're sorry for not speaking up sooner."
Ameer Vann is Brockhampton. The group announced his departure from the group in the light of the allegations of sexual abuse and misconduct in the Sunday (May 27).
"Amir is not already in Brockhampton," the statement says. "We want to sincerely apologize to the victims affected by the Emir of actions. Lied to us, and we're sorry for not speaking up sooner. We do not tolerate abuse of any kind. This is not a solution to your suffering, but we hope that this will be a step in the right direction. We are going to cancel the remaining dates of our tour in the united states to go home and regroup."
— BROCKHAMPTON (@brckhmptn) May 27, 2018
Brockhampton began their US tour on Friday (May 25) and had dates scheduled through August 3. Videos of the group at the Boston Calling Music Festival, he showed them to remain silent during the Vann verses and break them down in parts of the performance.
.@brckhmptn today broke my heart pic.twitter.com/OaAtE80JSs
— suzy (@suzycrabgras) May 27, 2018
The allegations of Vann abuse women and have a sexual relationship with a minor surfaced earlier this month. In a series of tweets, apologized to the people he was going to do damage, but denied any criminal acts.
"In response to the demands of emotional and sexual abuse: despite the fact that my behavior has been selfish, childish, and cruel, I never criminally hurt anyone or disrespect to its limits," he wrote. "I never had sex with a minor, or violated anyone's consent."
In response to the demands of emotional and sexual abuse: despite the fact that my behavior has been selfish, childish, and cruel, I never criminally hurt anyone or disrespect their boundaries. I never had sex with a minor, or violated anyone's consent.
— ameervann (@AmeerVann) May 12, 2018
Brockhampton Kevin Abstract has been said that the group's next album from PUP, which was scheduled to be released in the month of Ju