Rex Orange County is the previous professional name of Alexander James O'Connor.

O'Connor is an English singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter.

O'Connor rose to prominence in 2017 following multiple features on Tyler.

On 10 October 2022, O'Connor was charged with six counts of sexual assault of the same woman.

In a statement issued on his behalf, a spokesman for O'Connor said: "Alex is horrified by the charges, which he denies.

Six other charges of misbehaviour against Rex Orange County had been made; all of them had been submitted earlier this year.

All six charges of sexual assault against  Rex Orange County have been dismissed.

Rex said in an Instagram post that the allegations have been dismissed.

O'Connor said "I have never assaulted anyone and I do not condone violence or abusive behavior of any kind."

He added that "the CCTV footage obtained by the police contradicted his accuser's account of events".