Former Black Veil Brides bassist Ashley Purdy has been accused of mental and sexual abuse. One of the alleged victims, Pearl Carolina, shared her story on Twitter:
More women have since posted their stories using the hashtag #ashleypurdy. Purdy also responded with some videos before making all of his social media accounts private:
Carolina commented on those clips as well:
You can read the messages Carolina mentioned on Twitter.
Black Veil Brides have issued a statement as well:
“We have been informed of the allegations against a former member of our band we want to make it clear that we do not condone the type of abhorrent behavior that’s been described. We are committed to creating a safe community for our fans and advancing a culture in which abuse of any kind is not tolerated. If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual assault, domestic violence, or child abuse, information and resources are available through the Joyful Heart Foundation”