Mandy Moore Reacts To Ex-Husband Ryan Adams' Apology: 'I’ve Not Heard From Him'

Written by on July 6, 2020

If Mandy Moore was in search of an apology from ex-husband Ryan Adams, she actually wasn’t anticipating to listen to about it secondhand. 

However the “This Is Us” star, who was married to the rock singer for seven years, mentioned that she solely realized Adams had admitted wrongdoing by his public essay revealed Friday, practically a 12 months and a half after a number of girls, together with Moore, accused of him sexual misconduct and different abuses.

In an interview with “Immediately” on Monday, Moore responded to Adams’ sweeping mea culpa for previous “dangerous” habits and the way he’s “mistreated” individuals in his life.

“You recognize it’s difficult as a result of I really feel like, in some ways, I’ve mentioned all I need to say about him and that scenario, however I discover it curious that somebody would make a public apology however not do it privately,” Moore informed Hoda Kotb. 

She added: “Talking for myself, I’ve not heard from him. I’m not in search of an apology essentially, however l do discover it curious that somebody would do an interview about it with out really making amends privately.”

Moore was considered one of seven girls who accused Adams of sexual and emotional abuse in a New York Occasions exposé in February 2019, which detailed a sample of manipulative and controlling habits for Adams’ sexual achieve. 

Within the article, she mentioned that Adams successfully stunted her music profession throughout her mid-to-late 20s by blocking her “capacity to make new connections within the trade throughout a really pivotal and probably profitable time.” She additionally described Adams as psychologically abusive throughout their marriage, saying he would lash out at her by reserving studio time to file songs with different girls that the couple had written collectively.

Music, she informed The New York Occasions, was a “level of management” of their relationship, with Adams steadily demeaning her expertise. She recalled him telling her, “You’re not an actual musician since you don’t play an instrument.”

On the time, Adams denied Moore’s claims by his lawyer, who informed the Occasions that her account was “utterly inconsistent with [Adams’] view of the connection” and that he supported Moore’s “well-deserved skilled success.”

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams, then a married couple, in 2012.

Mandy Moore and Ryan Adams, then a married couple, in 2012.

In Adams’ apology, launched in The Each day Mail, he didn’t point out Moore or any of the opposite girls he’s harmed by title, however wrote that he’s since made “important adjustments in my life,” together with in search of out skilled assist and getting sober. 

“I do know full properly that any apology from me in all probability received’t be accepted by these I’ve damage. I get that and I additionally perceive that there’s no going again,” Adams wrote. “To lots of people it will simply look like the identical empty bullshit apology that I’ve at all times used once I was known as out, and all I can say is, this time it’s totally different.”

Moore, whose performing profession noticed a resurgence resulting from her position on the hit NBC drama “This Is Us,” launched her first album in 11 years titled “Silver Landings” in March. Her now-husband, Taylor Goldsmith of the rock band Dawes, co-wrote all the songs on the album with Moore.


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