Heller claims that the singer "took advantage" of her during their routine sleepovers.
Melanie's former best friend Timothy Heller, a fellow singer who started a career in the music industry at the same time as Melanie, shared a horrifying story on her Twitter account, where she's followed by over 25,000 people, last night that involved Melanie Martinez raping her one night.
Melanie initially tried to break into the music scene by uploading self-penned songs to YouTube, such as Birthing Addicts and Smoke, I Think I'm insane. I was obviously uncomfortable, but she was my best friend so I tried to be open about it.
I don't know how to feel right now. Since this scenario is rarely portrayed in the media or in educational programming, "it can be especially challenging to identify their experience as violence", she says.
Detailing the alleged abuse, Heller described how on the first night Martinez questioned her sexual preferences and pressured her into having sex with her.
During her teens, she began uploading performance videos to YouTube, including covers of songs like Katy Perry's "The One That Got Away". All I wanted to do was go to sleep.
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Early Tuesday morning (Dec. 5) Martinezwrote back, categorically denying Heller's claim. We didn't have to do anything else. Timothy was "so exhausted and confused and high and belittled" that she "just allowed it to happen".
She alleged: "This led to her touching the rest of me". I never said yes.
"I said no. For two nights straight". Best friends can rape best friends. "But I think it's important for you all to know this is about Melanie Martinez", she wrote. She explained that they both had "pain in dealing with our individual demons". "And although we parted ways, I am sending love and light always".
In a note shared on the 4th of December, Monday, Timothy Heller - who, despite her male-name, is a woman - claimed Martinez raped her. Her music was also featured in an October write-up for Atwood Magazine when she made her solo debut. "I eventually couldn't take the stress of working with people like that anymore, and cut off Dresses entirely". Friendship does equal consent. "Friendship doesn't equal consent", Heller wrote.
A couple of hours later, Martinezresponded, saying her best friend "did not say no" to anything they chose to do together.
'As someone who had previously been through sexual abuse, sex is hard for me to talk about. She did not name a date for the events, but said it happened at a time when she was staying at the singer's home.
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