When discussing a personal experience, the pretender’s front woman said. “women who dress or behave provocatively ‘entice’ rapists.”
Hynde revealed that she was 21 and high on drugs when she encountered a motorcycle gang who promised to take her to a party. Instead, where she was forced to perform sex acts under the threat of violence.
She then said the assault was her ‘fault’, and suggested that woman are, at least in part, responsible for their own attacks. Stating , ‘Don’t wear high heels so you can’t run from him. If you’re wearing something that says “Come and **** me”, you’d better be good on your feet.”
She also said “If I’m walking around in my underwear and I’m drunk? Who else’s fault can it be?”
Comments ranged from people saying she’s right to people slamming her for blaming the victim. Others said she’s partly responsible for the rape, but not solely responsible.