Joan Jett and Cherie Currie Under Fire Over Rape Allegations… 

Posted: 3:38 pm Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

By Steve Craig

Joan Jett & Cherie Currie were part of one of the most influential rock bands… The Runaways.  formed in the mid-70’s, they were the first successful all-girl rock band to play their own instruments.  It launched Jett’s and Currie’s careers, as well as that of Lita Ford… Their bass player, Jackie Fox, in a recent interview, tries to re-count the events surrounding her alleged rape by their mentor, creator and manager, Kim Fowley.  She claims to have been drunk, drugged and unable to move nor remember much… Those at the party where it is said to have occurred, claim that Joan Jett and Cherie Currie witnessed the act, and did nothing.  Kim Fowley died last year, and Jackie Fox is just now publicly dealing with this… of course, causing the other surviving members of the band to answer… it’s causing quite a war of words on social media… CHECK IT OUT HERE

The Runaways