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The Voice's Melanie Martinez Is 'Horrified' by Former Friend's Claims of Sexual Assault

The Voice's Melanie Martinez Is 'Horrified' by Former Friend's Claims of Sexual Assault

Singer and The Voice alumna Melanie Martinez has denied claims of sexual assault put forth by her former friend, saying she is “horrified and saddened” by the accusations.

In a lengthy story shared to Twitter on Monday, Timothy Heller accused Martinez, 22, of getting her high on marijuana before forcefully performing oral sex and using a sex toy on her. Heller also said she repeatedly refused Martinez’s propositions over the course of a two-night “sleepover,” using excuses such as that her boyfriend would be mad or that she was tired.

“I never said yes. I said no, repeatedly,” Heller wrote.

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