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Conor Oberst's Name Is Cleared As Accuser Of Rape Recants Story


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For around 6 months, Conor Oberst has been at the centre of a rape accusation stemming from North Carolina resident Joanie Faircloth, who had asserted that the Bright Eyes frontman assaulted her 11 years ago at a concert in 2003. She has now recanted that accusation.

Conor OberstConor Oberst performs with Bright Eyes in Williamsburg in 2011 (Getty/Mike Lawrie)

Admitting that her initial comments on the website xoJane – and subsequent statements made surrounding the alleged rape – were “100% false”, Faircloth released “a public apology” to Oberst, “recanting her on-line accusations of being sexually assaulted by the musician.”

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