Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock, aka Adam Horovitz, has commented on the allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct made against his father, playwright Israel Horowitz. Nine women have come forward with the accusations, including Adam Horowitz's high school girlfriend Jocelyn Meinhardt, who says Israel raped her in 1998.

Ad-Rock has spoken to the New York Times, saying he believes "the allegations against my father are true, and I stand behind the women that made them." You can read the story here.