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Timothy Heller is sharing extra allegations about Melanie Martinez.
On Dec. four, Heller accused former Voice contestant Martinez of rape. In response to the allegations, Martinez tweeted, “I’m horrified and saddened by the statements and story instructed tonight by Timothy Heller. What she and I shared was an in depth friendship for a time frame. We got here into one another’s lives as we have been each beginning our careers as artists, and we tried to assist one another. We each had ache in coping with our particular person demons and the brand new paths we have been forging, however I really felt we have been making an attempt to raise one another up.”
She went on to write down, “She by no means stated no to what we selected to do collectively. And though we parted methods, I’m sending her love and lightweight all the time.”
After I wrote this story about my assault, I initially wasn?t going to make the abuser. However I feel it?s essential for you all to know that is about Melanie Martinez pic.twitter.com/4PQ5oNI2s9
— Timothy Heller (@timethyheller) December four, 2017
On Nov. 16 Heller tweeted, “What if I’ve my very own story of abuse however I am scared to spoil the individuals life and I nonetheless love them in a f–ked up means and the general public actually actually loves them and likely would not consider me….I want recommendation.” Shortly after, Heller tells Newsweek, she allegedly obtained a name from Martinez.
“I began sobbing once I noticed [Melanie] was calling me, and I blocked her,” she shared. In keeping with Heller, Martinez then tried to get in contact together with her by way of Heller’s boyfriend, calling him and sending textual content messages during which she allegedly stated she was “impressed” to get in contact with Heller after just lately dreaming about her and likewise allegedly instructed the “companies of a healer.”
Weeks later, Heller would identify Martinez in a tweet to her followers. “After I wrote this story about my assault, I initially wasn’t going to make the abuser. However I feel it is essential for you all to know that is about Melanie Martinez,” she wrote on Dec. four.
“Her followers see her as this angel who understands them,” Heller instructed Newsweek. “So I assumed nobody was going to take me severely if I defined what she did. I have been studying all of the #metoo tales, and although I am clearly in help of the folks coming ahead, I wasn’t positive if my story of being assaulted match.”
She went on to say, “…I do know now that assault occurs this fashion on a regular basis. I beloved her even after it occurred, and I had this sick want to guard her, which I’ve realized is quite common for victims of assault, particularly these harm by their household or mates.”
In response to the article, a rep for Martinez instructed Newsweek, “Melanie stands by her assertion.”
E! Information has reached out to Martinez for remark.