The TikTok star Sienna Mae Gomez denied assault allegations made by a friend of her ex-boyfriend.
Gomez was accused on Twitter of assaulting her ex-boyfriend, the Hype House member Jack Wright.
"I unequivocally deny the allegations that I sexually assaulted Jack Wright," Gomez said in a video.
Sienna Mae Gomez, a TikTok star and member of the Hype House, denied allegations of sexual assault posted on Twitter by a friend of her ex-boyfriend and fellow Hype House member Jack Wright.
The controversy began on Sunday, when Wright's friend Mason Rizzo, who has 184,000 TikTok followers, posted a screenshot of a Notes app page with a statement accusing Gomez of sexual misconduct, along with claims that she was verbally abusive.
The tweet was later quote-tweeted by Jack's twin brother, James, saying, "this is why 'I couldn't just let it go and stay out of it.'" Jack Wright has yet to make a public statement regarding the accusations.
Both Rizzo and James deleted their tweets, and Rizzo tweeted out a statement saying that he and the Wright family and the Gomez family would be handling the situation off of social media.
On Monday night, Gomez, 17, said the allegations were untrue in a statement to her nearly 15 million followers on TikTok and 2.6 million followers on Instagram.
"Friends fight and relationships sometimes change, but allegations of a criminal act are not to be thrown around loosely," the statement read. "Making an untrue sexual assault claim is never okay. I'm beyond saddened by this situation. In order for us to all move forward, I will be taking this offline with Jack. Thank you to all who have reached out with love and concern."
A spokesperson for Gomez denied all allegations against her in an emailed statement to Insider. "Clearly there are issues causing him pain right now in his personal life," the statement said, referring to Wright.
The spokesperson continued by saying she hopes Wright can "get the peace of mind to move forward," but that "she is in no way responsible for these issues."
Neither Wright nor Rizzo immediately responded to requests for comment.
'I unequivocally deny the allegations,' Gomez said
On Tuesday, Gomez posted a lengthier statement in a seven-minute video on Instagram and YouTube, where she has more than 363,000 subscribers, vehemently denying all allegations against her.
"I unequivocally deny the allegations that I sexually assaulted Jack Wright," Gomez, who is known for her body-positivity TikToks, said in the video. "I'm not making an apology video. This is more of a statement."
The TikTok star went on to deny the allegations twice more and went into further detail about her relationship with Wright, who is also 17.
She also described feeling the relationship was transactional, saying, "When I wasn't around for the TikTok kiss or the TikTok video, I wasn't important to him."
Gomez also said in the video that she'd asked Wright to film a video with her announcing their breakup and showed what she said were screenshots of text messages between the two of them. "I don't think it's smart for the both of us," the text, purportedly from Wright, said.
Gomez and Wright were a popular Hype House couple
Gomez and Wright became fan favorites among Hype House followers over the past year, as they had been seen kissing and hugging in content online. Gomez said in her YouTube video that they dated for nine months.
She and Wright, whose content focuses on dancing, were both announced as stars of the upcoming Netflix reality TV series about the Hype House, a TikTok collective that includes other stars like Nikita Dragun and Chase Hudson, also known as "Lil Huddy."
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