Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum country star Jimmy Allen She was suspended by her agency and management, and fired by her publisher, following a sexual assault and assault lawsuit filed against her.
a spokesperson for UTA tells Variation“We have suspended our representation of Jimmie Allen due to recent allegations against him that we have taken seriously.”
Allen had been working with California-based management firm The Familie since late last year. A spokesperson for the management company said, “Given the nature of the allegations in the lawsuit filed on Thursday, the Family has decided to immediately suspend management activities with Jimmie Allen.”
Allen’s publisher at Full Coverage Communications has ended his business with the country star. Variation you learned.
Allen was accused of rape, sexual assault and harassment by her former diary manager, who sued the singer and her former management company. Management team. The case first appeared Variation investigation to the woman’s claims
Allen admitted to having sex with the woman, but claimed it was consensual. in a statement VariationHe called the allegations “deeply distressing and hurtful” and said they were “false” and “extremely damaging”.
Allen was suspend by tag, BBR Music Group, hours after the lawsuit was filed. The record label is suspending all commercial activities related to the singer, including the promotion of her new single.
Allen was kicked out of the CMA Fest in Nashville this June. Country Music Association approved Variation He said the organization removed Allen from the main stage line-up for Nissan Stadium. The Delaware native singer was also dropped as the keynote speaker at Delaware State University’s 2023 graduation.
Allen, represented by UTA, is a versatile star and one of the most promising performers of country music today. Three of his first four singles were #1 on country radio, a rare occasion for the first artist in the format, and have been rewarded with awards since his breakthrough, including best new artist awards at the CMA and ACM awards. 2021. The following year, he was nominated for best new artist at the Grammys. Allen, who was a “American Idol” contestant in 2011, took part in the singing competition program as a famous artist and mentor. She also competed in the 30th season of “Dancing With the Stars,” she. Most recently, she served as a judge on Apple’s music competition “My Kind of Country,” executive produced by Reese Witherspoon and Kacey Musgraves, and toured Carrie Underwood’s nationwide “The Diamonds & Rhinestones Tour,” consisting of 43 arenas.
In the lawsuit, the woman accusing Allen claims she was manipulated by Allen and dragged into a sexually abusive relationship that lasted more than a year and a half. As her day-to-day manager, she is often required to travel alone with the star, and her lawsuit claims that Allen frequently sexually harassed her while on business trips to She. She also alleges that she sexually harassed her in public at photo shoots, rehearsals, and performances.
The lawsuit states that “Allen has made it clear that Plaintiff’s job is to remain silent about his conduct,” and that Allen’s power and influence over his role as Jane Doe’s manager is “to attract and persuade Plaintiff to private places, including his hotel.” He adds that he manipulates room, house, car, and venues where he will have sex acts.
Allen is being sued for sexual assault, assault, wrongful imprisonment, sex trafficking and emotional distress. It denies all wrongdoing.
The lawsuit alleges that this woman was raped during a business trip to Los Angeles in March 2021, where Allen was filming the episode “American Idol” as a celebrity guest. “Allen sexually assaulted Plaintiff while incapable and unable to consent,” the lawsuit states. “Lost unconscious and waking up naked in his hotel room a few hours later, Jimmie Allen insisted he get Plan B as soon as possible.” “She realized that she had lost her virginity without her own choice, and she felt that she had betrayed her faith,” the lawsuit says.
Variation‘s report revealed that Allen was dropped by his former manager, Wide Open Music’s Ash Bowers, after the woman came forward with sexual assault allegations. Her departure from her longtime manager occurred quietly late last year.
Offstage, Allen’s private life has also been making headlines lately. On April 21, Allen and his wife announced their separation. They did not state any reason for their separation, but shared that his wife is pregnant with their third child.