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LOOK: JENSEN AND THE FLIPS Dropped From Event Following Sexual Harassment Allegation Against Member

Lance Paolo Lim

Posted at November 22, 2017


Jensen and the Flips has been dropped from an upcoming event after guitarist Samuel Valenia confirmed that he was the subject of a sexual harassment allegation which surfaced online.

 

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Various netizens came forward with their personal experiences regarding the alleged predatory behavior of some members of local indie bands in response to a Twitter thread started by user @_tapsilog.

Following the claim of a woman who wished to remain anonymous that a certain "Sammy" forced himself on her in a cab, Valenia tweeted "Yup. Ako to." and apologized for his actions.

Meanwhile, the organizers of The Rest Is Noise year-end gig explained their decision to withdraw their invitation to Jensen and the Flips. According to their official statement: "We do not and will not condone, tolerate, or enable any vile or reprehensible behavior that exploits or abuses women."

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