Melanie Martinez Fans Are Supporting Timothy Heller After Brave Sexual Assault Allegations

5 December 2017, 16:57 | Updated: 5 December 2017, 16:59

Timothy Heller
Picture: @TimothyHeller/Instagram

By Katie Louise Smith

Fans of the singer are sending messages of support to Timothy in their thousands.

In case you missed it, Melanie Martinez was accused of sexual assault by her former friend, Timothy Heller earlier today (Dec 5.)

In the statement posted to Twitter, Timothy recounts that Melanie "became increasingly interested in [her] sexual preferences" and later kept asking her if she would have sex with her. She also reports that Melanie violated her sexually after she repeatedly said "no" to her advances. You can read her full statement here. Please be aware, the statement is disturbing.

Since the statement was published, fans of Melanie had flocked to Timothy's Twitter account to let her know that they believe her story and that they support her. Here are some of the messages that they have been sharing on Twitter:

Since bravely posting her statement on Twitter, Timothy has thanked everyone who has sent her messages of support.

Timothy is incredible brave for sharing her story and the support she has been shown on the internet, particularly by fans of Melanie, has been incredible. We will continue to report on this story if and when any updates happen.