A fan and record shop worker claimed earlier this week that Le Bon assaulted her in 1995.
Duran Duran lead singer Simon Le Bon has reacted to a fan’s recent accusation of sexual assault, denying the story and saying it is “simply untrue”.
The woman, named Shereen Hariri, claimed that the pop star groped her during an autograph session at a record store where she worked in 1995. Taking to Facebook earlier this week, she says that Le Bon was posing for photos when he grabbed her “butt cheek” and started “making his way down my butt to my genitals”.
“I was shocked and completely frozen,” she continued, adding that she is not seeking compensation, only an apology from Le Bon.
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Roger Taylor, NICK RHODES and Simon Le Bon seen on the red carpet for the ASCAP Awards held at One Embankment, London, United Kingdom - Thursday 10th November 2016
Simon Le Bon, John Taylor and Duran Duran - Night at the park held at Hague Zuiderpark at Hague Zuiderpark, Zuiderpark - The Hague, Netherlands - Saturday 27th June 2015
The musician died on Thursday while away in Egypt.
Tributes are pouring in from fans and admirers following the death of Visage frontman Steve Strange, who died suddenly on Thursday (February 12th 2015) at the age of 55 while overseas in Egypt.
Steve Strange dies aged 55
The 80s icon suffered a heart attack while away in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, and though he was quickly rushed to a nearby hospital, it was confirmed that he had regretfully passed away later on in the day. It wasn't the first time he had experienced health issues recently though, having previously been hospitalised in Wales following breathing difficulties back in December 2014.
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Yasmin Le Bon and Simon Le Bon - Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Preview Party - Arrivals. - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 4th June 2014
NICK RHODES and Simon Le Bon - 66th Cannes Film Festival - Roberto Cavalli Yacht Party - Cannes, France - Thursday 23rd May 2013
John Taylor, Duran Duran and Simon Le Bon - John Taylor and Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran New York City, USA - 2011 Paper Magazine Beautiful People Party at Good Units Wednesday 30th March 2011