Following graphic allegations of sexual assault and rape by two different women on Twitter, DJ and producer Graves has taken to the social media platform to respond.
Graves' response was precipitated by a deluge of tweets in support of two women on Twitter who shared their experiences with the artist, whose birth name is Christian Mochizuki.
Just after midnight on June 10th, 2020, Twitter user @tiffanynonaka shared screenshots describing a traumatic sexual experience she encountered with Graves, who she explicitly calls out by name, at the age of 22.
Following her initial allegation, Tiffany posted another tweet, which contained screenshots from an alleged second victim who had reached out to her. The second victim claimed to have been raped by Mochizuki at the age of 15.
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After Tiffany's follow-up tweet revealing another alleged victim, Twitter user @Rude_girrl, whose profile name is Alice, replied and bravely identified herself as the additional victim.
Shortly after Alice came forward, Mochizuki posted a tweet in which he addressed the situation and acknowledged that he "caused great harm" before concluding the message by asserting that he is "going to seek counseling to focus on becoming a better person."
It's important to note that as of the time of writing, no formal charges have been filed. However, the severity of the allegations cannot be understated.
Editor's Note: For professional guidance and support, speak with a sexual assault service provider via The National Sexual Assault Telephone Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.