John Legend Predicts More Sexual Misconduct Cases In Music Industry

"Men who have power need to do a lot better than this."

(AllHipHop News) Successful movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has become the face of sexual improprieties in Hollywood. However, the #MeToo movement has brought light to these issues in other industries as well.

The music world has been rocked with allegations of sexual misconduct. Dr Luke, Russell Simmons, L.A. Reid, Sean "Diddy Combs, and Charlie Walk have all faced accusations. Additionally, Artists such as R. Kelly and Nelly have allegedly been connected to sex crimes.

R&B singer John Legend suggested that additional stories involving music figures are likely to be coming in the future. He spoke about the topic with the United Kingdom's The Sunday Times.

"There will probably be more," said Legend. "My manager, she's told me stories about sexual harassment, dealing with record execs taking liberties, even when they are pretty powerful. Men who have power need to do a lot better than this."

The Grammy, Tony, and Oscar winner also discussed Weinstein's longstanding reputation among people in the entertainment business. Legend stated, "We all heard jokes, like, ‘You’ve got to sleep with Harvey to get a part.’ I never knew if it was based on truth or rumor. I’m glad we know now."

While #MeToo exposed many cases of inappropriate and/or criminal behavior, some of the men being accused have denied the claims are true. The movement has also been criticized for promoting overcorrection and for not spotlighting women of color that have been victims of sexual misconduct.