From Iceland — Radio Host & Une Misère Frontman Fired Following Accusations Of Psychological Abuse

Radio Host & Une Misère Frontman Fired Following Accusations Of Psychological Abuse

Published January 17, 2022

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Magnús Andersen

Jón Már Ásbjörnsson, the frontman for Icelandic hardcore band Une Misère and the host of the radio show Séra Jón on station X-ið 97.7, has been relieved from his position at the station.

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As first reported by MBL, this was confirmed by Þór­hall­ur Gunn­ars­son, the managing director of Sýn, the company which manages 97.7.

DV reports further that this decision was taken following numerous allegations made by survivors to the management at Sýn. A message to DV contends Jón Már has been accused of psychological abuse.

Further reporting from Vísir confirms that this firing took place last Thursday.

More details are not forthcoming at the time of this writing. Updates will be provided as they arise.

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