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Mandy Moore Slams Ex Ryan Adams, Claims He Psychologically Abused Her

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Feb. 13 2019, Updated 10:40 p.m. ET

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Mandy Moore is coming forward in a new exposé published in the New York Times regarding her ex-husband Ryan Adams. Seven women, including Mandy, are speaking out against the music producer about how he emotionally abused them.

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The This Is Us star claimed that “music was a point of control for him."

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The "Candy" singer met her ex when she was looking to produce more mature music and put her sugary bubblegum teen pop days behind her.

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The 34-year-old said, "He would always tell me, ‘You’re not a real musician, because you don’t play an instrument.'"

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She explained that Ryan would write songs with her and he would make a promise to record them. But he would never follow through with the plans.

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"His controlling behavior essentially did block my ability to make new connections in the industry during a very pivotal and potentially lucrative time — my entire mid-to-late 20s,” Mandy stated.

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After the NYT piece was put to print, Ryan issued an apology on Twitter. He wrote, "I am not a perfect man and I have made many mistakes. To anyone I have ever hurt, however unintentionally, I apologize deeply and unreservedly."

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