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Ryan Adams accused of abusive behavior, sexting with 14 year old girl

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by maxvintage, Feb 13, 2019 at 6:41 PM.

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  1. 68tele

    68tele Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 26, 2003
    East Northport NY
    Yikes. I like his music, but this is bullsh*t if true.
     
  2. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    Yeah I saw that, and really I can't say that I'm all that surprised to hear it.

    The whole enfante terrible' bit onstage often, and all.
     
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  3. raysachs

    raysachs Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    May 21, 2017
    Near Philly
    Nah, man, I like some of the guy's music quite a bit, but every time I've seen him on TV or in interviews, he really creeps me out. Man, the more I hear about how ambitious men act, the more glad I am than I was never all that driven. Seems to come with a sense of entitlement that can get really twisted...

    -Ray
     
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  4. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    I like that one about how he got his first real six string :p
     
  5. Sparky2

    Sparky2 Tele-Afflicted

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    Apr 15, 2017
    Harvest, Alabama
    I have literally never heard of Ryan Adams before today.

    :oops:
     
  6. Bones

    Bones Telefied Ad Free Member

    Dec 31, 2005
    Luddite Island, NY
    "Ryan Adams Dangled Success. "

    Sounds like he dangled more than that.
     
  7. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    Sparky please don't tell us you're one of those constantly complaining how there's no good music these days :p
     
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  8. adjason

    adjason Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Jan 9, 2010
    virginia
    Dang I hate to hear this...perhaps he should team up with R Kelly
     
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  9. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    ugh is right, that kind of behavior is wrong, and it doesn’t surprise me

    however, and I may have missed this, is he being charged with a crime?

    if so, we presume innocence until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, and we go to court

    if there is no court case, then the NYT, out of a sense of outrage at Adams’s behavior, just published a hit piece to kill his career

    am I wrong in seeing this piece as wild justice? the Adams/lawyer voice denies criminal behavior, but that’s small beer compared to everything else

    looks like #metoo is going to have a rock and roll reckoning

    and Adams is a B-list actor compared to the heavies
     
  10. cnlbb

    cnlbb Tele-Holic

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    Jun 19, 2014
    United States
    The only innocence that is being granted is in the eyes of the law.

    I wouldn't call it a 'hit piece to kill his career.' To start journalists are not law enforcement nor lawyers. They are - and especially for stories like this in the NYTs - very careful with their facts. If they get something wrong it's the end of their careers and a nasty lawsuit. Additionally, a court case does little more than provide more information, in the end you have to decide if it's enough for you to consider the person guilty of the crime. I'm sure we can all think cases we personally think made the wrong call, on both count. This piece provides evidence some of it solid and some of it one-sided stories, you have to weight it out carefully and make your decision.

    Additionally, we have seen that when there is actionable evidence the person does get arrested and brought to court. Based on the article this seems likely to happen to Ryan Adams since he walked right into criminal territory and left evidence.
     
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  11. Frankie

    Frankie Tele-Holic Silver Supporter

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    Jul 11, 2003
    Fostoria, Ohio
    I don't disagree he's done wrong, please don't misunderstand my comment... But.. They exchanged over 3000 texts, she lied about her age when he asked her directly, so now 5 years later she now wants something done about it.. There will be more stepping forward, there's money to be made.
     
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  12. backporchmusic

    backporchmusic Friend of Leo's

    Nov 28, 2006
    USA
    I've known he was a weasel for years, but I guess I didn't know just how much. Longtime fan of his music too.
     
  13. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    So @cnlbb, are you saying we should take as gospel anything printed in the NYT?
     
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  14. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    what is the point of a story like this? if they believe Adams violated law, the women should file charges and take him to court

    if not, then what is newsworthy here? “women allege Adams is a criminal”? “Adams is an a***hole”?

    it looks to me like the women and NYT editors believe Adams would not be convicted in a court of law, so they decided to take him down by other means

    that said, he sure seems to be this weird mix of being both manipulative and a total chump
     
  15. 24 track

    24 track Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Nov 6, 2014
    kamloops bc
    the industry is full of sharks, his story is nothing new , if it goes to court and any of this is prooved , he'll have some 'splainin' to do, and it could cost him dearly.

    rememeber Micheal Jackson, Bill Cosby, OOH Yeah

    If he is innocent , this is wrong , if he is guilty , I will hurt him!
     
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  16. McGlamRock

    McGlamRock Friend of Leo's

    Jun 1, 2010
    San Francisco, CA
    That’s very sad if he was really messing around with underage musicians.

    Mandy Moore reported that she was verbally abused by Ryan Adams, when he told her that she ‘wasn’t a real musician because she doesn’t play an instrument.’ I’m not sure what to make of that.


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  17. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    It got you to click on it
     
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  18. ndcaster

    ndcaster Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

    Nov 14, 2013
    Indiana
    rubberneckin’ man, it gets the best of us
     
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  19. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

    May 2, 2003
    Wisco
    them clicks keep em in the BIG jar of peanut butter over there
     
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