Where I was sexually assaulted. Kay was a good kid, and Torres had struck her as a genuinely kind person. He was coming to Denver for a show in July and wanted to take her out.
That's the only time Torres is known to have been taken into police custody. But it was not the first accusation to come out against Torres. Kay fled the bus and stayed with other friends on the tour until her mother could come to take her home.
Leonhardt in and in As YouTubers including Hansen, Pastel Belleand Repzilla interviewed more of Torres' accusers, some obtained screenshots appearing to document interactions Torres had with minors as recently as April. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Torres had already been accused multiple times of molesting girls — starting from before Leonhardt ever met him — said Griffis, Torres' former backup singer.
Leonhardt told Insider it had been filmed months earlier, when they were still 12, and posted after their father died, which renewed interest in the story. Leonhardt said they never pursued legal action before in part because they had endured years of being told they were a liar and their brain had "really adopted that internet mentality.
Through his lawyer, Torres denied ever speaking to dahvie vanity sex offender in Gatineau.
In addition to the four former employees who said they observed kissing, groping, or oral sex between Torres and young-looking fans around the same time that Leonhardt says Torres began molesting them, a friend of Leonhardt's, Jackson Clark Cannon, told Insider that Leonhardt confided in him.
A middle-school peer of Leonhardt's posted the chat screenshot alongside the first viral post about Jessi Slaughter and Dahvie Vanity in July as evidence that Leonhardt was accusing Torres of rape, but Leonhardt said that to try to stop the onslaught of harassment from Blood on the Dance Floor fans and others, they quickly denied that Torres was having sex with them.
Leonhardt, 21, who now identifies as nonbinary and uses the pronouns they and them, is coming forward with more allegations, telling Insider that Torres began molesting them in April , when Leonhardt was 10 and Torres was I wouldn't be surprised if more eventually surfaced.