New York, NY - November 22, 2023 - Axl Rose, lead singer and songwriter of the legendary rock band Guns N' Roses, has been accused of sexual assault in 1989 by an American model, Sheila Kennedy. The information was revealed by the specialized press on Wednesday, November 22, in a document from the New York justice system.
According to the civil complaint filed on Wednesday, Mr. Rose, now 62 years old, is responsible for "sexual assault" and "violence" against Ms. Kennedy, a model in the 1980s who is the same age as her alleged attacker. The alleged assault took place in 1989 in a hotel room in New York City, after a meeting at a nightclub.
The complaint alleges that Mr. Rose forced Ms. Kennedy to have sex with him after she repeatedly refused. It also alleges that he punched her in the face and threatened to kill her.
Mr. Rose has denied the allegations, calling them "completely false" and "defamatory." He has not yet filed a response to the complaint.
The case is being investigated by the New York Police Department.
About Axl Rose:
W. Axl Rose (born William Bruce Rose Jr.; February 6, 1962) is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known for being the lead vocalist and lyricist of the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, and has been the band's sole constant member since its inception in 1985.
Rose was born in Lafayette, Indiana, and raised in Lafayette and Carmel, Indiana. He began singing in his early teens and moved to Los Angeles in 1984 to pursue a career in music. He joined the band Guns N' Roses in 1985, and the band released their debut album, Appetite for Destruction, in 1987. The album was a commercial success, and Guns N' Roses became one of the most popular bands in the world.
Rose is known for his powerful vocals and wide vocal range. He is also known for his flamboyant stage presence and his controversial lyrics. He has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards, and has won one. He is also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Rose has been involved in a number of high-profile feuds, including with his former bandmates Slash and Duff McKagan. He has also been arrested several times, including for assault and drunk driving.
Despite his controversies, Rose is considered to be one of the most iconic and influential rock singers of all time. He is known for his unique voice and his ability to connect with his audience. He is also a talented songwriter and musician.