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PVRIS Part Ways With Guitarist Alex Babinski Due To Sexual Misconduct Allegations

PVRIS have announced that guitarist and keyboardist Alex Babinski is no longer a part of the band.

Guitarist and keyboardist Alex Babinski (pictured right) is no longer a member of PVRIS due to allegations of sexual misconduct.

In a statement announcing their parting of ways, PVRIS write: “We have been made aware of the allegations involving Alex Babinski. We absolutely and emphatically will not tolerate sexual harassment, coercion and all other forms of sexual misconduct – online and offline. It is our responsibility to ensure and provide a safe space within the PVRIS community and to believe and support victims and survivors.

Read this: Album review: PVRIS – Use Me

As of today Alex will no longer be associated with PVRIS. He will be handling these matters privately and professionally.”

In his own personal statement, Alex says: “These allegations being made against me are 100 per cent false. I understand that until there is provided clear evidence, I have no way to prove these allegations otherwise. I am determined to prove my innocence and am in the process of taking legal action in order to professionally and efficiently clear my name.

I respect and honour all victims of sexual misconduct and it’s important for them to come forward and be heard. I respect and understand Lynn and Brian’s decision to part ways with me at this time.”

Posted on August 26th 2020, 4:34pm
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