Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner has been accused of sexually assaulting a man in the 1980s prior to the accuser getting a dream job at the magazine. Wenner recently sold a controlling stake in magazine to the owners of entertainment trade Variety. _____________________________ Journalist Jonathan Wells, in an article published...
Jonathan Wells alleges that Wenner assaulted him at his Manhattan apartmnt in 1983.
Wenner claims their relationship was "totally mutual and consensual."
Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner has been accused of sexual assault by a former employee with the company. While visiting Wenner's Manhattan apartment in February 1983, then-28-year-old Jonathan Wells alleges he was pinned down and forced to engage in oral sex, according to reports from BuzzFeed News.
Jann Wenner is being accused of sexually assaulting a man more than 40 years ago and then proceeding to offer him a job.
Jonathan Wells says the incident occurred at Wenner’s apartment in 1983.
Jonathan Wells alleges that Wenner assaulted him before offering him a position at Rolling Stone Press
A man named Jonathan Wells is claiming that Jann Wenner sexually assaulted him more than 40 years ago, and that the Rolling Stone founder subsequently offered him a job after the encounter. In a new report from BuzzFeed News, Wells alleges that during a night of partying with a group ... More »
What you may know: U2's new album, Songs of Experience, came out in early December. What you may not know: Bono apparently almost died while making it. That's per a new interview with Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner in which the U2 frontman doesn't reveal exactly what happened, but notes...
U2 frontman Bono thinks that new music has gotten tame, but it is his choice of words that may give him some unwanted attention. In a new interview with Rolling Stone, the singer told Jann S. Wenner that “music has gotten very girly....Show More Summary
In Bono’s perfect world, a rock ‘n’ roll revelation is just around the corner because music as a whole doesn’t have as much raging testosterone as he would like. Interviewed by Jann Wenner for Rolling Stone’s newest cover story, the U2 front man expressed concern that one too many women ... More »
“Rock and roll then was real, everything else was unreal.” John Lennon This is the most depressing book I’ve read all year. There’s always been music. It’s not like the Top Forty was blank before the Beatles. Even a few good groups dominated the airwaves prior to ’64, like the Four Seasons and the Beach […]
The Rolling Stone founder called Joe Hagan's biography "tawdry." He might be right, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. We talked to Hagan about Wenner, the magazine, and the industrialization of rock and roll.
Rolling Stone's co-founder Jann Wenner is staying on board as an editorial director.
Penske Media Group purchased the iconic magazine three months after Jann Wenner put it up for sale.
Penske Media said late Wednesday it is buying a majority stake in the Rolling Stone magazine. The deal values Rolling Stone at more than $110 million. Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner will assume the role of Editorial Director of...Show More Summary
Back in September, The New York Times broke the story that Jann Wenner was finally putting his share of Rolling Stone up for sale. Wenner brought in outside investors for the first time in the publication’s history last year when he sold 49 percent of the magazine’s controlling interest to ... More »
The deal for 51 percent of Wenner Media values the famed magazine at $100 million. Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone’s founder, will stay on as editorial director.
BREAKING: PMC chief Jay Penske has closed a $100 million deal to acquire a controlling interest in Wenner Media, the parent company of the venerable rock music bible Rolling Stone. Jann Wenner, who founded the magazine in 1967 with Ralph...Show More Summary
ROCK AND ROLL EDITOR: Andrew Ferguson reviews Sticky Fingers, Joe Hagan’s new biography of Jann Wenner, and the recent HBO documentary on Wenner. From the first, Hagan makes clear, Wenner was as much a fanboy as a journalist, hoping to use his position as editor of a rising publication to bathe in the nimbus of […]