Mandy Moore has responded to ex-husband Ryan Adams writing a message for The Daily Mail in which he apologizes for his mistreatment of people.
Today anchor Hoda Kotb asked Moore if she believes her ex-husband has “changed” and the This is Us actress gave a candid reply with her honest opinion.
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“It’s challenging because I feel like in many ways I’ve said all I want to say about him and that situation, but I find it curious that someone would make a public apology, but not do it privately.”
She continued, “I am speaking for myself but I have not heard from him, and I am not looking for an apology necessarily, but I do find it curious that someone would do an interview about it without actually making amends privately.”
In February 2019, a New York Times article was published that accused Adams of being manipulative and controlling by seven women, including Moore. At the time, Adams denied the claims.
In a new article published to The Daily Mail on Friday, however, Adams apologized to those he’s hurt and added that he has fought to get sober with professional assistance. “There are no words to express how bad I feel about the ways I’ve mistreated people throughout my life and career,” he wrote.
“All I can say is that I’m sorry. It’s that simple. This period of isolation and reflection made me realize that I needed to make significant changes in my life. I’ve gotten past the point where I would be apologizing just for the sake of being let off the hook and I know full well that any apology from me probably won’t be accepted by those I’ve hurt. I get that and I also understand that there’s no going back.”
“To a lot of people this will just seem like the same empty bulls— apology that I’ve always used when I was called out, and all I can say is, this time it is different.”