Goodness gracious pedophiles and rapists, in high places
Like maybe this guy:
Mark Foley, former Florida Congressman
Or, there’s him:
Ted Haggard, “Pastor Ted”, American Evangelical pastor
Not to mention:
Heart of the Catholic Church
This might also be a shot at how the music industry execs and labels like Atlantic “rape” their artists or try to control every aspect of their music and careers.
Though there’s no way Lupe could’ve known this, the UK has, as of October 2012, had an ongoing story which can basically be summed up in this line. Essentially, a popular TV presenter and DJ named Jimmy Savile (who died in 2011), was exposed after his death as a serial sex offender and child molester, and subsequently other celebrities — mostly elderly entertainers popular in the UK in the 1970s — were arrested and charged in response to an investigation around the case.
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