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Happy Mondays' Rowetta defends Liam Gallagher amid allegations of assault against his girlfriend

Happy Mondays singer Rowetta is defending Liam Gallagher amid the allegations of assault against his girlfriend.

Gallagher, who is at the centre of controversy after the tabloid press published a leaked video of an incident between him and his girlfriend Debbie Gwyther, has denied assault. Now, fellow Manchester musician Rowetta has also gone public in support of the Oasis singer.

Rowetta, citing her own battles with domestic violence, has accused the press of a witch hunt against Gallagher. She wrote via Twitter: “If Liam Gallagher, who I love by the way, has had a bad one with his lady. Seriously that is between them, and I know that she is a strong woman. The Scum milking it is vile! Liam Gallagher, put me in a room with the writer of this shite. I’m a real battered wife. He’s not one of them.

“They are trying to fuck Liam up! He and his missus should be the only ones that should comment really.”

Having denied the assault took place in a trendy London nightclub the tabloid newspaper, as famed for its ‘perspective’ on debatable stories as it was its shameless use of topless women, then released a video which seemingly showed the singer ‘grab’ Gwyther by the throat.

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Neither of the pair had made statements to refute this new evidence until now, as Debbie Gwyther has released a short statement suggesting the two were “drunkenly messing around” and that Liam is, in fact, the victim of a tabloid witch hunt.

Her full statement read: “We were drunkenly messing around and it’s been made into something it wasn’t. It feels like they’re on a witch hunt to dirty Liam’s name. Our relationship is stronger than ever. Liam’s never laid a hand on me.

She later branded claims that her partner would hurt her or had been violent as “ridiculous”.