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One of The Gaslamp Killer’s accusers responds to defamation suit, Facebook post

In mid-October of last year, Chelsea Tadros took to Twitter to accuse electronic music producer and DJ, The Gaslamp Killer, of drugging and raping her and her friend RaeAn Medina in 2013. Shortly thereafter, William Bensussen was dropped from his labels, among other connections to the music industry at large severed. The Gaslamp Killer denied the […]

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The Gaslamp Killer issues new statement pleading innocence in light of defamation lawsuit

Last October, electronic music producer The Gaslamp Killer, real name William Bensussen, was accused of allegedly drugging and raping two women in 2013. News first arose when one of the alleged victims, Chelsea Tadros, first shared her account via Twitter, stating that the Los Angeles artist drugged her and a friend, RaeAn Medina, at a […]

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The Gaslamp Killer sues for defamation in aftermath of sexual assault allegations

In the aftermath of the published reports of sexual assault allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein — now known as the “Weinstein effect” — accusations arose that William Bensussen, best known as The Gaslamp Killer, had drugged and raped two women in 2013.Chelsea Tadros shared a statement via Twitter that detailed her experience of meeting Bensussen at a rooftop […]

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Flying Lotus apologizes for comments surrounding Gaslamp Killer controversy

On October 12, Chelsea (who has asked to have her last name withheld) took to Twitter to allege that she and her best friend were drugged and raped at The Standard in Los Angeles by William Benjamin Bensussen, better known by his stage name, The Gaslamp Killer.The Gaslamp Killer faced widespread backlash since the allegations were […]

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Flying Lotus comes out in support of The Gaslamp Killer

At the conclusion of a recent performance, Flying Lotus came out in support of The Gaslamp Killer, who was accused of rape last week. The Gaslamp Killer is alleged to have drugged and raped two women in a Twitter post from October 12.At his October 14 show, Flying Lotus wrapped things up with a message […]

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The Gaslamp Killer’s Australian Tour has been canceled following sexual assault allegations

Following the sexual assault allegations recently levied made at The Gaslamp Killer on Twitter, the LA-based producer has been experiencing massive professional fall out. First, the LA party series Low End Theory announced it would be parting ways with the artist known as William Bensussen.Now, Bensussen’s upcoming Australian tour has been cancelled, with promoters, The Operatives, saying it was “the only option.” […]

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