Aleks Syntek On Allegations of Sending Sexual Messages to Teen: "Completely False"

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At the start of October, pop singer Aleks Syntek made headlines throughout Latin America after a 17-year-old British teenager publicly accused him of creating unwelcome sexual advances. A Manchester resident with the username Lemon Brick stated Syntek inappropriately known as him “horny” and “cute” throughout a dialog on Instagram DM.

Syntek had declined to remark publicly or give any interviews after the information went viral, however on October 5, he broke his silence. In an interview with Mexican radio host Jessie Cervantes, he responded to the allegations for the primary time. Syntek claims the accusations are utterly false. “First of all, this Instagram person made some accusations which might be utterly false and that’s crucial factor that I need everybody to know…I made two errors on this case…One was utilizing a number of phrases in English – I imply, I communicate English nicely, however they had been two phrases that might be misinterpreted on this case,” he defined, alluding to his use of the phrases “cute” and “horny” to check with the 17-year-old. “And then persevering with a dialog with somebody I don’t know – with a man who’s completely unknown to me,” he elaborated. Syntek went on to thank his followers for his or her assist, and make sure that his upcoming performances haven’t been canceled because of the controversy.

Syntek says he waited to reply to the allegations till he realized it was a serious information story. “I undoubtedly need my followers to remain calm and know that this can be a false accusation…I bought indignant with myself as a result of I noticed I used to be a bit careless with social media. Way too trusting. Here’s the ethical of the story…you need to watch out with social networks. Yes they’re a device that may assist us so much – as we noticed within the earthquake, for instance, or in emergency conditions – but it surely may also be harmful.”

Watch the total interview beneath. Lemon Brick has not responded to request for remark, however Remezcla will replace this publish if extra info turns into obtainable.

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