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Travis Barker Calls Out Echosmith Drummer for Alleged Inappropriate Messages Sent to His 13-Year-Old Daughter

Travis Barker Calls Out Echosmith Drummer for Alleged Inappropriate Messages Sent to His 13-Year-Old Daughter

Travis Barker is putting Graham Sierota on blast.

The 43-year-old Blink-182 star called out the 20-year-old Echosmith drummer for inappropriately messaging his 13-year-old daughter, Alabama.

“When I found out a 20 year old man was trying to get in touch with my 13 year old daughter by filling her Instagram messages with party invites and compliments I was disgusted. That’s predatory behaviour and there is nothing cool, normal or ok about it at all,” he told The Blast on Wednesday (July 31).

He first reportedly reached out to Alabama in 2016 when he was 17 and she was 10 years old, and said “By the way I’m Graham from echosmith and I think ur beautiful.” He says he did not know her age at the time.

After Graham sent her an invite to a BBQ party at his house earlier this month, Alabama then shared the exchange on her social media. At that point, he claims, he realized her age.

Graham has since responded to the allegations with a statement provided to Just Jared: “I had invited Alabama to my parents’ big family BBQ along with many other people, and it wasn’t until she responded that I realized her age at which point I apologized to her. I’m really sorry and feel very badly about this. I didn’t realize she was a minor and assumed she was my age. I made a careless mistake and this is a big lesson for me. I would like to apologize again to Alabama, her dad Travis, and her family.”

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