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Former Runaways members react to Kim Fowley rape allegations

Former Runaways members react to Kim Fowley rape allegations

Stories of debauchery have long circulated around the late Los Angeles rock impresario Kim Fowley. This past week, though, a violent new chapter was alleged when the former bass player for the Runaways, Jackie Fuchs, told the Huffington Post that Fowley raped her when she was 16 years old. Fowley died in January and is obviously unable to address the allegation. But Fuchs' recollection did prompt responses from former bandmates Joan Jett and Cherie Currie, who said they did not witness the alleged assault, as Fuchs claimed.  “Anyone who truly knows me understands that if I was aware of a friend or bandmate being violated, I would not stand by while it happened,"...

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