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Ryan Adams Responds To Ex-Wife Mandy Moore’s Claim of Psychological Abuse

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Feb. 14 2019, Updated 5:31 p.m. ET

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Ryan Adams is responding to claims of psychological abuse and inappropriate sexual conduct made by his ex-wife Mandy Moore and several other women in a New York Times exposé. In a series of tweets, the singer/songwriter denied the allegations.

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“I am not a perfect man and I have made many mistakes,” the 44-year-old wrote. “To anyone I have ever hurt, however unintentionally, I apologize deeply and unreservedly.”

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Then he slammed the NYT piece itself. “The picture that this article paints is upsettingly inaccurate,” he typed. “Some of its details are misrepresented; some are exaggerated; some are outright false. I would never have inappropriate interactions with someone I thought was underage. Period.”

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In the final tweet he added, “As someone who has always tried to spread joy through my music and my life, hearing that some people believe I caused them pain saddens me greatly. I am resolved to work to be the best man I can be. And I wish everyone compassion, understanding and healing.”

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In the NYT article published on February 13, Mandy, 34, and six other women claimed Ryan used his success and stature in the music industry to manipulate them.

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Mandy said during their 6-year marriage, the “Come Pick Me Up” singer allegedly controlled and suppressed her music career. “Music was a point of control for him,” she said.

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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,” the This Is Us star added.

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