“Deeply disturbed” by allegations of sexual abuse against the Arcade Fire singer, Liberal Party leader and great friend of the group’s musician Regine Chassagne is awaiting formal complaints before making further judgements.
As of Saturday, Montreal band Arcade Fire’s singer and guitarist, Win Butler, is reportedly facing allegations of inappropriate sexual interactions with four people. Pitchfork.
His spouse and co-founder of the group, Regine Chassagne, was one of the great friends of Liberal leader Dominique Anglade. She signed the foreword of the book written by the aspiring Prime Minister. This Quebec that lives in me.
Mme Anglade was called on to respond to the controversy on Wednesday. “I can tell you what, when I read it, I was very disturbed. The allegations are serious. In a situation like this, I have always said: the victims should be able to express themselves, condemn and complain,” said Mr.me England.
Disband the Arcade Fire group? “Victims should say all this verbally. And, there are indeed complaints,” she added.
The allegations, which Butler dismissed, have already had consequences. Programmers from CBC, WKND, BLVD and Indie88, among others, have announced that they are removing jobs from Arcade Fire.
World tour WE Arcade Fire opened in Dublin this week and more voices are being heard to disband the band. People want tickets back.
Montreal promoter Evenko says he’s still thinking about a Dec. 3 training show in Montreal.