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Bright Eyes Accuser Recants Rape Allegation

A woman who claimed that Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst raped her a decade ago when she was a teenager revealed that she fabricated the entire story. Joan Faircloth of Durham, North Carolina first posted an essay entitled It Happened to Me: I Dated a Famous Rock Star & All I Got Was Punched in the Face to the women’s …

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Conor Oberst Sues Woman Over Sexual Assault Claims

Conor Oberst, best known as the singer for Bright Eyes, filed a libel lawsuit on Wednesday against a young woman who claims he sexually assaulted her after a show ten years ago, when she was 16 years old. The woman came forward with her story in the comments section of an xoJane story about a woman and her abusive musician …

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Conor Oberst Files Libel Suit After Rape Claim

Bright Eyes frontman Conor Oberst has filed a libel lawsuit against a woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her. On Wednesday an attorney for the singer-songwriter filed the civil suit in a federal court in Manhattan. The suit claims that last December a woman made “despicable, false, outrageous, and defamatory statements” about Oberst. According to the suit the “woman posted …

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