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Jacob Hoggard

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Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard charged with sexual assault

By: Curtis Sindrey – Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard was charged with sexual assault by Toronto police. He was charged with sexual interference and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm that occurred on three separate occasions in 2016 when he met two different women. Hoggard is scheduled to appear in court on July 26th, and police are concerned there … Continue reading

Hedley Announce “Indefinite Hiatus” Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

By: Curtis Sindrey – Canadian pop-rock band Hedley, who face several sexual misconduct and rape allegations, have announced via Twitter that they will take an “indefinite hiatus” when their tour wraps up later this month. “No excuses are going to be made by any of us,” the band said in the statement.”We clearly have some soul-searching to do. That … Continue reading

Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard accused of rape

By: Curtis Sindrey – In a new interview with CBC, an Ottawa woman has accused Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard of rape. The unnamed 24-year-old woman attended Algonquin College when she first connected with Hoggard in Nov. 2016. She served as a volunteer at the WE Day Concert in Ottawa, where Hedley were scheduled to perform. They … Continue reading

Hedley continues tour, withdraws JUNO nominations

By: Curtis Sindrey – Canadian band Hedley, who despite having been accused of sexual misconduct last week via the Twitter hashtag #outHedley2k18, which has since resulted in the Juno Award-winning band being dropped by their management, and allegedly being investigated for drugging an underage fan in 2005, are continuing their cross-Canada “Cageless Tour” tonight with a show in Barrie. The tour continues with more … Continue reading

Interview: Meet the Toronto tattoo artist offering to cover-up Hedley tattoos for free

By: Curtis Sindrey – When sexual misconduct allegations came out against Canadian rock band, Hedley earlier this week with the hashtag #outHedley2k18 on Twitter, that has since resulted in the band being dropped by their management, and allegedly being investigated for drugging an underage fan in 2005, fans have been eager to pull their support of the … Continue reading

Hedley loses management team, tour opening band, radio support following sexual misconduct allegations

By: Curtis Sindrey – Juno Award-winning band Hedley has lost their Canadian tour opener, Neon Dreams, radio station support, and their management team, following sexual misconduct allegations that came to light earlier this week. Canadian four-piece EDM band, Neon Dreams, who was scheduled to open for Hedley on their ongoing “Cageless Tour”, posted a statement to their … Continue reading

Hedley Allegedly Investigated for Drugging Underage Fan in 2005

By: Curtis Sindrey – In a new interview with Exclaim, former general manager of London, ON music venue The Embassy, Rob Bazinet claims that Juno Award-winning band Hedley were allegedly investigated for drugging an underage fan after a performance in 2005. Bazinet recalls the concert took place on September 18th, 2005. “All day, they were jerks to everybody,” Bazinet recalls. … Continue reading

Hedley Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations

By: Curtis Sindrey – In a new statement posted to their official Facebook page, Juno Award-nominated band Hedley responded to several allegations of sexual misconduct after the hashtag #outHedley2k18 surfaced on Twitter. Read the full statement below. In addition, the Juno Awards announced via Twitter that the band would no longer be performing at the 2018 Juno Awards in … Continue reading

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