Rizzle Kicks Weigh In On the Side Of Women Everywhere In The Ched Evans Rape Case

Support from a perhaps unlikely corner, but we'll sure as heck take it, thanks Rizzle Kicks


The re-trial and subsequent acquittal of football player Ched Evans has sent ripples through the internet, with many questioning the 'justice' system's grounds for making testimonials by ex-boyfriends admissible in court in a trial about alleged rape.

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As The Independent said in an op-ed over the weekend: 'Suggesting that you can work out whether a woman was raped by speaking to her ex-boyfriends is tantamount to saying that there are certain women who are 'asking for it' so much by their very character that they cannot be raped.'

Plenty of people have been outspoken in the wake of the retrial, which saw Ched acquitted of the crime, many questioning the court's treatment of the girl at the centre of the story:


But a voice has piped up from perhaps an unexpected corner, although maybe we shouldn't be so pleasantly surprised when young men are brave enough to speak up for young women.

One of the boys from Rizzle Kicks has typed out his opinion on the matter and posted it to the duo's professional Twitter account:

'What's a woman's sexual history got to do with whether or not she was raped?' - the post begins.

And it concludes with a plea for more men to recognise when they might be in danger of abusing their power.

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