Ryan Adams Cancels Tour After Abuse Allegations
Ryan Adams' tour of Ireland and the United Kingdom has been canceled following allegations of abuse against the singer in the New York Times.
The musician planned to begin playing shows across the pond on March 30, according to the Times. He has, however, called off the tour after Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers and other women accused him of abusing and manipulating them. Ticketmaster Ireland confirmed news that the tour would not be going on as planned, announcing it on Twitter. Full refunds will be given to everyone who purchased tickets.
Adams' tour cancelation comes not long after it was announced that his forthcoming album, Big Colors, would not be released as planned on April 19, according to Entertainment Tonight. The album was meant to be the first of three albums Adams would release in 2019. Per the outlet, mentions of the album have been removed from his label Pax-Am's website, as well as Apple Music and iTunes.
In addition to the claims she made in the New York Times piece, Adams' ex-wife, Moore, appeared on Marc Maron's WTF podcast, where she went into further detail about her relationship with the singer. She admitted that she felt she was "living my life for him."
"It [was] an entirely unhealthy dynamic. I had no sense of self," she said. "I felt like I was drowning."
Moore added, "It was so untenable and unsustainable and it was so lonely. I was so sad. I was lonely with him."
Adams, 44, has made his Twitter private, and has not publicly addressed the cancelation of his tour. It's unclear if the allegations played a role.